LIFE WILL GET BETTER

Simple Solutions for Parents of Children with Attention, Anxiety, Mood and Behavior Challenges

These four little words offer immense comfort to struggling parents everywhere—life will get better.

Going way beyond ordinary, Dr. Nicole Beurkens’ book offers practical, proven, doable solutions for parents of children with attention, anxiety, mood and behavior challenges.

Solutions that are adaptable into your family’s daily life...

Solutions that empower parents...

Solutions endorsed by highly-respected healthcare professionals...

Solutions that work.

Divided into the 5 most important areas to create changes quickly—nutrition, sleep, movement, connection, and cognitionLife Will Get Better provides parents with the understanding and empowerment they need to get to the root and see real change in their family’s life.

My son was diagnosed with special needs at the age of five, and I only wish I had this brilliant book back then. It would have saved me tens of thousands of dollars and countless hours that I spent digging and searching for the answers that Dr. Beurkens has so thoughtfully compiled into one easy to use reference. From nutrition, to sleep, to strategies both the child and the parent can use to cope with difficult and sometimes frustrating issues; I can only say thank you Dr. Beurkens for putting together this lifesaver of a book!"

Pattie Ptak,  parent

YOU'LL  LEARN  THINGS  LIKE:

NUTRITION

  • The most important foods to reduce and eliminate in your child’s diet to improve symptoms.
  • Research-based nutrient solutions that you can quickly and easily take to your child’s healthcare provider for discussion.

SLEEP

  • How to help your child to calm down in the evening so bedtime is quicker and easier.
  • How to get your child to sleep on their own so you can have time in the evening to relax.

MOVEMENT

  • Specific movement techniques to improve focus and make homework time easier and more effective.
  • How to reduce your child’s electronics use and what to replace the time with instead.

CONNECTION

  • Communication strategies for reducing and eliminating repetitive verbal behavior.
  • How to stop the cycle of arguments, negotiations, and negative talk at home.
  • Strategies to help your child become more aware of others and what’s going on around them.

COGNITION

  • The simple, 4-step process to improving flexibility and helping your child better tolerate and embrace change.
  • Ways to help your child learn from mistakes and improve problem solving skills.
  • Steps to help prepare your child for greater independence and success in adulthood.

PLUS: the most important parenting strategy to help improve behavior and make every other strategy work better.

This isn’t just a book, it’s a tool
that you can use in your life right away
to experience real change.

Life Will Get Better includes helpful features like:

  • Real stories from real patients who have implemented these strategies.
  • Key takeaways in each section for quick reference.
  • Special chapter focused on the big picture needs for parents and the rest of the family.
  • Topical organization and stand-alone sections to make it easy to maximize your time and focus on your own specific issues.

Parents will appreciate that the book is organized by topic, so they can turn to the sections most applicable to the issues they are facing right now. I have no doubt that life will get better for families who read and apply this information. This book truly is a MUST READ for parents looking for answers!"

Dr. Ann Shippy, MD

PLUS every purchase includes these
EXCLUSIVE BONUSES JUST FOR READERS

TRAINING WEBINAR 
"WHY DOES MY CHILD ACT LIKE THIS?"


A one-hour, inside look at key causes of attention, anxiety, mood and behavior challenges and what parents can do about them.

SUMMARY HANDOUTS


Full-color guides to the most important ideas and strategies from each section of the book so you can keep the concepts and tools handy for whenever you need them.

VENDOR & RESOURCE LIST


Access the preferred vendors and resources we use and recommend at my clinic.

IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE


So you can prioritize the strategies and approaches you want to use with your child.

Mantu Joshi, parent and best-selling author of
The Resilient Parent: Everyday Wisdom for Life with Your Exceptional Child

This book is the perfect read for the parent who doesn’t want just another diagnostic label, but wants to feel empowered to DO something that will help today. Real simple, real practical and for real families!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nicole Beurkens, PhD is a best-selling author, award-winning therapist and speaker. A unique combination of special educator, nutritionist, and clinical psychologist, Dr. Beurkens has 20 years of experience supporting children, young adults, and families. She is an expert in evaluating and treating a wide range of developmental and mental health challenges, including autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, brain injury, and other neurodevelopmental conditions. Dr. Beurkens is the founder and director of the Horizons Developmental Resource Center in Caledonia, Michigan.

Using her experience with individuals and families affected by learning, mood, and behavior challenges, Dr. Beurkens has developed unique training and educational tools for families and professionals. Her work has been highlighted in numerous online and print publications, and she’s an expert media source. When she isn’t working, Dr. Beurkens enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.

Dr. Sheila Kilbane, MD, Integrative Pediatrician

Dr. Nicole Beurkens’ book is a masterpiece for any parent whose child is struggling with attention, anxiety, mood or behavior challenges. Life Will Get Better lays out the most important aspects of how to help your child get back into balance. Her cutting edge approach is truly holistic and filled with great practical tips. The strategies in this book will help set your child up for a lifetime of emotional well-being. I wish I’d had something like this to give patients years ago!

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