Suicide and Low Academic Performance

I haven’t talked much about suicide prevention this month (September is Suicide Prevention Month).  Probably bc it hits close to home for me.  I lost 2 former students and a family member to suicide and, sadly, my experience is more common than not. I did some research on the correlation between low grades or lowContinue reading “Suicide and Low Academic Performance”

New Year, New Student: 3 Steps to Receive Accommodations at School

Want a New Student in 2019? As a teacher, I have sat across a conference table from dozens of parents requesting accommodations for their ADHD child. Adopting accommodations can make a significant improvement in a child’s performance.   A Reason to Celebrate After about 4 years of blood, sweat, tears (and moolah) spent on myContinue reading “New Year, New Student: 3 Steps to Receive Accommodations at School”

Can Essential Oils Treat ADHD Symptoms?

I’m on a journey to understand how essential oils work and if they can help treat our family’s ADHD.  In this post I will describe how I’ve used essential oils to treat sleep problems, focus issues and to calm the brain during and after emotional outbursts.   If you’re looking for tactical information on howContinue reading “Can Essential Oils Treat ADHD Symptoms?”

New Year, New Student: 3 Steps to Receive Accommodations at School

Want a New Student in 2018? As a teacher, I have sat across a conference table from dozens of parents requesting accommodations for their ADHD child. Adopting accommodations can make a significant improvement in a child’s performance.   A Reason to Celebrate After about 4 years of blood, sweat, tears (and moolah) spent on myContinue reading “New Year, New Student: 3 Steps to Receive Accommodations at School”