In January of 2021, a new book was released by two of the nation’s leading researchers on ADHD. The book is called ADHD 2.0 and it is by Dr. Edward Hallowell and Dr. John Ratey. Both are ivy league professors with decades of research on the topic. The book supports using a different label to describe ADHD, and I think that’s great! The name Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (of any type) suggests a shortage of attention and pathologizes the condition, suggesting somet
"Well I've been afraid of changing Because I've built my life around you.
But time makes you bolder, Children get older, I'm getting older, too."
- Stevie Nicks (Landslide) I love how this song reflects a mindful awareness that the author is becoming bolder, facing her fears as her children and herself are growing. Maybe she's become aware of a couple codependent traits, realizing that "I've built my life around you". Maybe she's a little or a lot scared that she's l
School kids across Metro Atlanta are returning back to school, and us parents are returning back to those countless hours in car-rider lines, at ball practices, at band practices, or cheer....or dance...or... In all the hullaballoo, we can also lose ourselves. We can work so hard to make sure that our children have the opportunities to do the things they want to do that we lose family cohesion. We lose cuddle times on the couch. We lose family dinners eaten at a table. We l