Raising the Future

How childhood trauma could be mistaken for ADHD

Originally posted on ACEs Too High:
? [Photo credit: woodleywonderworks, Flickr] Dr. Nicole Brown’s quest to understand her misbehaving pediatric patients began with a hunch. Brown was completing her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, when she realized that many of her low-income patients had been diagnosed with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These children lived in…

Leading Ladies of International Women’s Day: Nancy Traversy and Tessa Strickland
Raising the Future / What I'm Reading

Leading Ladies of International Women’s Day: Nancy Traversy and Tessa Strickland

If you don’t know these names, I highly recommend you get to know these ladies and their business, Barefoot Books.  Reading is such a building block for children, but for many years, there was not too much variety and creativity past fairy tales. Nancy and Tessa both did in 1992 what so many women (even … Continue reading

Celebrating a few of my favorite ladies for International Women’s Day
Entrepreneurs / Raising the Future

Celebrating a few of my favorite ladies for International Women’s Day

Ever since I was a small child, I was surrounded by women. Unbeknownst to me at the time, I was developing a clear appreciation for their strength, flexibility, adaptability and intelligence. My Mom was the first, she was a single mother and struggled to make ends meet. No matter how hard it got, she never … Continue reading