Candidate for Missouri House of Representatives, 91st District. Mother, wife, friend, education advocate, lawyer.
I saw yet another article today, this time in The Independent, chalking up the rise in ADHD to bad parenting, teachers with no discipline, and an all-around decline in societal discipline. After a day at the zoo with my four-year-old, I … Continue reading
Dr. Hallowell recently wrote a piece (in response to a Time article that ADHD is on the rise with electronics use) in which he describes Pseudo-ADHD. Well, increased screen time may lead to something like ADHD, but it’s nothing like … Continue reading
I look at my son and wonder, how much of this will become his story? Will the words “he looks like a child who doesn’t get it” be ringing in his ears when he’s 35? How much of this 4 … Continue reading
We got Picasso’s official Evaluation Report in the mail today. Especially after the team meeting, the report contains nothing new. Still, it is a shock to the system to see other people put into writing what I have known about … Continue reading
Man today was a crazy day. Cassatt got sick again last night, so I took him to the doctor–which left me with 15 minutes of at-home time during preschool. Needless to say, I did not get anything done. So tonight … Continue reading