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Flying high

From the Negative 71st Parallel, Near End Transmission – NYTimes.com

I’ve never understood those who don’t feel that twinge of excitement when they look at a world map — those who don’t feel compelled to walk out their front door and see something new; or to hike to their destination rather than drive; or to see something just because it’s there; or to experience even the small adventures this world has to offer.But that’s what I want for us all to feel, and that’s the sense that I’m left with tonight: excitement. Excited about what an experience this has been, excited for whatever destination lays ahead, and excited for that damned shower.

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ADD ADHD

Top 10 Routine Builders: Organization Help for ADHD Children | ADDitude – Attention Deficit Information & Resources

  1. Need organization help? Follow our checklist to create routines that help your child grow and learn.
  2. Give specific instructions. “Put away the toys on your carpet on the shelf in the closet.” Be consistent — if the toys are stored on the shelf one night, they should be put there every night. Children need to know precisely what you expect.
  3. Assign tasks that your child is capable of doing on his own. Success builds confidence. The goal is to teach your child to do things independently.
  4. Involve your child in discussions about rules and routines. It will help him understand goals and teach him to accept responsibility.

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