I just finished reading SteveO’s latest book, Back Pain, Permanent Healing and HIGHLY recommend it. (Unless you care to suffer with back pain for umpteen years like I did.) This book is an easy read and focused primarily on back pain – a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. In it, Steve breaks down the… Continue reading Book review – a must read!
As I’m pulling together my material for my upcoming presentation on ADHD next month (information in the sidebar), I thought I’d repost some of my favorite resources since I’m seeing new readers visit. (Thank you, new readers!) First, if you’ve not seen Sir Ken Robinson’s brilliant TED talk Do Schools Kill Creativity?, this is… Continue reading Some great resources
The other day, I asked my friend and mentor, Chris Davis, a question the other day. Chris has been a leader in the homeschool world long before my kids were even born. He’s also one of the wisest people I know. My question was this: What percentage of homeschool moms would you guess are struggling… Continue reading Is homeschooling making you sick?
Dirty as in, Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs”. I LOVE what Mike is up to over at his website. Mike lends his voice to the chorus of growing concern when it comes to what’s happening in the field of education. We have stigmatized and marginalized the trades and the dirty jobs to our detriment. I… Continue reading Let’s talk dirty!
Nearly 10% of all school aged children are being diagnosed with ADHD. Throw in the likelihood that mom and/or dad have ADD or ADHD and whoa! That’s a lot of squirrelly brains running around. I first started reading about mindfulness for help in dealing with my own anxiety tendencies and I can say – it… Continue reading Medication or meditation for ADHD?
If you’re new to my blog, you may be wondering who I am and why I write about these things. In the podcast, Dr. Pei and I discuss our journey with ADHD, starting with when our oldest son was diagnosed around age five. Here’s a few of the things we’ve learned: ADHD: is it neurological,… Continue reading Our journey with ADHD
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that about 10% of school-aged are diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. I read another study that says that 30% of Americans will suffer with an anxiety disorder over the course of their life. How many people do you personally know that are taking an anti-depressant or anti-anxiety? I can prattle off… Continue reading I think, therefore I am…stressed