Month: June 2017

Boys Vs. Girls: The Gender Differences In Depression

Boys Vs. Girls: The Gender Differences In Depression

Gender. Gender.  It seems it has become a complicated topic but one that is worthy of our attention.  While we like to think boys and girls are created equal (p.s.- they are), they do differentiate when it comes to the case of depression.  So turn on […]

How Snacking Behaviors Can Work Against Us

How Snacking Behaviors Can Work Against Us

Children like love snacks.  Ask any kid.  They don’t want breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Who wants a crazy thing like a meal when you can have… wait for it, wait for it… a bag of snacks!  We wonder why our children aren’t hungry at meal time and […]

The Truth Behind Moods And Foods 4 Kids (Q & A)

The Truth Behind Moods And Foods 4 Kids (Q & A)

What is the purpose of your blog? I am hoping to create a change in the conversation surrounding mental health especially for the sake of children.  I grew tired of the public discourse: anti-depressants or not? I didn’t see anyone writing about nutrition.  I didn’t see anyone […]

Why I Want My Kids To Fail

Why I Want My Kids To Fail

  Despite the best of intentions, modern parents are ushering their children by the droves into emotional mousetraps.  Caught between a parent’s own desire for enmeshment and rapidly shifting societal norms, children are left ill-equipped to navigate the spectrum of their own emotions.  The trends […]

How To Feed Your Kids On A Road Trip

How To Feed Your Kids On A Road Trip

A road trip is the quintessential American vacation.  Despite the sibling infighting and peppered threats of “pulling this car over,” from the parental cockpit, countless happy memories flood my head of our road trips to anywhere.  Oversized pillows that never made me comfortable and car […]

Turn Pancakes Into A Brainy Breakfast

Turn Pancakes Into A Brainy Breakfast

  Looks yummy, doesn’t it?! Well, it can be good for you too depending on how you work it. I am the queen of swapping ingredients in recipes.  My family wants to eat flavorful food just as much as anyone else so I try to […]

THE POWER OF A PEACH

THE POWER OF A PEACH

  I called Macon, Georgia my home for roughly 7 years of my life so you could say I am partial to the peach.  Little did I know how powerful and potent they can be in establishing and maintaining good health. Be a peach: Read on […]