Many of us can remember taking music lessons in our youth. For some, it was a passion that lasted until our adult years. For others, it was something our parents wanted us to do. Either way, we benefitted from learning music more than we realized. Recent studies show young children who take music lessons can boost brain growth.
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I recently read an article in the ‘Pathways to Family Wellness’ where Joseph Chilton Pearce, best selling author on child development, discusses how imagination can save our children from becoming violent. He explains, “The child without imagination is subject to the immediate sensory environment bombarding them, without any alternatives. If his sensory environment is unpleasant, demeaning, insulting or threatening, his survival drive gives him no choice but to…Continue
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Cell phones have become a way of life and more and more I see them in the hands of youngsters. Many families no longer have a house phone (mine included) because everyone is reachable via cell. Have you ever seen that commercial where everyone is fighting over the minutes in the data plan? It goes something like…Continue
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Hello MBC'ers! My daughter, Dylan, suffered a severe asthma attack and seizures this Mother's Day (May 13th). She was without oxygen for quite some time and now is battling brain damage. The focus of my blog is now on the next leg of our journey....
These last few weeks have been rough. Other words that come to mind to describe it are shitty, unbearable, exhausting and nerve-racking. Dylan has been dealing with seizures and brainstorming (which means she had…Continue
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As I've said before, I'm convinced that motherhood kills your brain cells. It's certainly done a number on my memory cause I can't seem to get anybody's name straight in my household. I don't know how the hell that Duggar family does it when I can't even keep track of the four of us!
Back when I was a teacher, I was…Continue
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This is parenting:
This is your brain on parenting:
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The mind of Temple Grandin is fascinating because it works very differently from most of ours. She is a visual thinker, thinking in pictures. Recently there was an HBO movie about her life, starring Claire Danes, that won many awards. The movie beautifully illustrates how her mind works.
Why does this matter? What can we learn from Temple…Continue
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ADHD is a neurobiologist disorder who usually have a characteristic inability to concentrate, easy to switch his attention, and hyperactivity. In general, ADHD is associated with behavioral disorders and cognitive activity such as thinking, remembering, describing, summarizing, organizing, and others. Characteristics like these usually start to appear in early childhood, is chronic, not…
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