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!