Getting ‘Glutened’ is Drugging My Kid! I’ve had it!! (Digestive Health Series, Part 3)

  So, What does getting ‘glutened’ look like? A. Laziness, fatigue B. Anxious, depressed, irritable, angry C. Disoriented, unaware, spaced out, Cognitive dysfunction D. Stomach ache, migraine, joint pain E. All of the above and then some!!! Anyone that has talked with me knows this is a hot topic for me. What angers me the most is … More Getting ‘Glutened’ is Drugging My Kid! I’ve had it!! (Digestive Health Series, Part 3)

Children Should NOT be Exposed to Some Things…TURN THE TV OFF!!

If we have a hard time wrapping our brain around it, how the hell do you think the kids feel… Turn the Fucking TV OFF!!!! Excuse my language, but in light of recent events, I’m not about any PC bullshit… If you don’t like it, read another blog. I’ve worked in pediatrics and dealt with … More Children Should NOT be Exposed to Some Things…TURN THE TV OFF!!

Write his teacher a letter… A lesson I wish I learned sooner

It was so well received, I knew I should have done it sooner…. Oh, well… We all live and learn. Letting your child’s teacher know what to expect when you have a child with challenges like ADHD, Anxiety, learning disabilities, Depression, etc. can make such a difference in your child’s school year. Don’t hesitate to … More Write his teacher a letter… A lesson I wish I learned sooner

What to tell the kids when Grandpa is sick… and isn’t going to get better

Keeping kids informed helps them understand what is going on. Kids know when things aren’t quite right in the family. So, keeping important information from them can actually be more harmful than protective. So, what do you tell your little one when Grandpa is sick? You tell them the truth, on their level, of course. … More What to tell the kids when Grandpa is sick… and isn’t going to get better

Anxiety in children and teens….could it be their environment?

Can children suffer from anxiety? YES, absolutely! Can it interfere with everyday life and their overall well being? Again, YES, absolutely!!! Do they tell us they are anxious?? ABSOLUTELY NOT! Children and teens are not able to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety. Most children are not mature enough to verbalize these unknown, uncontrollable and … More Anxiety in children and teens….could it be their environment?