Doing your own thing

Coloring it’s so therapeutic, or at least I always thought so. I remember when I was in the third grade, my teacher spent an entire recess teaching the class how to color “the right way.” I didn’t know that there was a wrong way to color, but nonetheless, she found fault in my artwork. 534 more words

30 days or 30 years? How Long People with ADD Should Take Medication

People with ADD show a great deal of variability in the length of time that they require medication as an aid to control weak attention. Because ADD is a biologically-based, constitutional problem that people do not out grow, some individuals require use of the… 554 more words


some news and a thank you

I feel so humbled by the outreach of friends who had such kind words and personal stories to share with me after Monday’s post. As you know, it was extremely difficult for me for me to put myself out there like I did, but I’m really glad I did. 547 more words

two parter changed to three parter - part two

It was options that I really wanted for my daughter.  I wanted a grocery-store-shelf of alternatives to choose from.  I had two choices with my daughter; medication and/or prayer.  269 more words


My confession

Hi friends. I know I’ve been MIA for the past week and some change, but there is a very good reason for it. I’ve been mulling it over for the past week, trying to figure out a way to tell you what’s happening without REALLY telling you. 616 more words

When the Cards Get Dealt

It has been awhile since I have posted.  Sometimes “life” happens and we have to pause.  It can take us into a new direction for a brief time and our focus and attention needs to be on “it”.  321 more words

"Where Has Polly Gone?" is going to Texas!

We’re visiting Houston, Texas to meet the Math leaders of our country at the

2014 NCTM Regional Math Conference


to attend our very own book signing at the… 50 more words

Where Has Polly Gone