Young Children Are Diagnosed With ADHD-type Symptoms, When Behaviors Are Actually Typical

Young Children Are Diagnosed With ADHD-type Symptoms, When Behaviors Are Actually Typical KJ Dell’Antonia’s May 16 post for Motherlode, the NY Times parenting blog, revealed the fact that “about 15,000 American toddlers 2 or 3 years old, many on Medicaid, are being medicated for attention deficit disorder, according to data presented by an official at […]

Five Numbers to Remember About Early Childhood Development

Five Numbers to Remember About Early Childhood Development The “Five Numbers to Remember” link takes readers to Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child’s website.  The Center’s mission is to leverage the rapidly growing knowledge about the developing brain and human genome, which tells us that early experiences are built into our bodies and that early […]

Raising a Moral Child: Calling All Parents and Those Who Can Support Them!

Raising a Moral Child: Calling All Parents and Those Who Can Support Them! It’s time for my come-to-Jesus moment about my bookmarks bar.  Perhaps the aha moment came in the glow of the Easter holiday or the chaos of spring break as a working, single mother of 5 children.  Perhaps it was a single moment […]

March 2014 ZERO TO THREE Journal: Prenatal Influences on Child Development

I am sharing the March 2014 Volume 34 No. 4 issue of the ZERO TO THREE Journal that I received today by email.  If you would like to receive the ZERO TO THREE Journal too, you can call 1(800) 899-4301 or email slacy@zerotothree.org. ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families 1255 23rd Street, NW | […]

She’s the One: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink (Shriver Report)

The above-linked video is a trailer for “The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink” (January 2014). According to The Shriver Report, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink” examines the rates of financial insecurity among American women and the children who depend on them, investigate the impact of it on […]