If you can reduce your child’s stress, he or she is more likely to learn new material at school. How can you help your child relax, pay attention and learn? Often I find that parents need stress reduction as much as their children do. The concept is much like the safety lecture you receive when
“You are what you eat.” What you eat can literally help your child succeed at school or fail. Healthy eating plays a tremendous role in reversing dyslexia and ADHD. Set a good example to your kids, and give them the tools they need to create a healthy lifestyle. Here are some ideas to get the
What? Breaking sugar addiction may reverse dyslexia? You read that right. Stop the sugar, and you’ll be amazed at how your health and the health of your children will improve. Here’s the story of one child who broke her sugar cravings. Megan came to me to improve her grades and her attitude about school.
There’s no question that maintaining a nutritious diet can help keep your body healthy. But when it comes to which foods can specifically benefit which body parts, science remains surprisingly sketchy. But nature gives us a big clue as to what foods help what part of our body! A sliced Carrot looks like the human eye. According
Nutrition is a big player in the dyslexia world. Food is fuel for your brain, and the quality of the fuel can help or hinder your brain’s ability to think and process information. Good nutrition isn’t something you can practice occasionally—it needs to be an ingrained habit. As an example of how nutrition can affect
At least 75% of the children I see have allergies as well as dyslexia or other learning or behavioral issues. If a child has allergies, it’s difficult to know which emotional or physical symptoms are coming from the allergy and which are part of the learning or behavior challenge. Many actions we wouldn’t typically associate