Did you see the article called A Natural Fix for ADHD by Richard Friedman in the NY Times on Halloween? I saw it because my child's curriculum assistance teacher sent me an email saying "It soooo makes me think of Fiona...especially when they mention the nomadic people. We are just talking about her traveling the world." … Continue reading ADHD Brain: no place for the mundane
I write a lot about my 13 year-old daughter, Fiona, and her struggle with mental illness. She actually does a lot of writing herself, so today I share with you something she wrote for her school newspaper. Ribbons By Fiona Allen About 40,000 people will commit suicide this year. That's the same amount of people … Continue reading A Word from My Daughter
I suspect anyone that has to wake up teens already knew this, but the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends a later school start time for middle and high school students. This is because of the natural sleep cycle and schedules of our busy teens. Lack of sleep = public health and academic performance issues. … Continue reading Please let me sleep, Mom!