The reality of online schooling is here even though some other factors are uncertain.  For all of us, this may seem like someone tacked on extra miles to a marathon and there’s no clear finish line in sight.  We will survive this and the faster we can accept what is out of our control, the [...]

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“Back-to-School” in Fall 2020 is not quite what we could have predicted. Districts are still scrambling and have launched their plans, and many parents are scrambling to decide which options to pick, and how to balance work/life/family with the kids being online for a time that is yet to be determined. (My prediction is that [...]

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It's true. And, there's something you can do about it. Huffington Post Interview:  I was recently interviewed by Huffington Post about a very compelling subject: How to keep your children from becoming selfish. It may sometimes be hard to acknowledge but selfishness can be a learned trait in our children. Children are born with a [...]

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This article recently published in Science News provides a great explanation of how stress affects the brain and why it impairs decision making and focus. However, merely trying to adopt healthy habits and thinking stress might not be so bad are not the antidotes I suggest. Using real-time hacks from neuroscience, including my invention, TouchPoints, […]

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For many parents like me, surviving crisis schooling during Covid-19 was a real challenge. Between keeping the kids engaged during my hectic work schedule, learning how to access dozens of websites for home/crisis schooling, keeping the kids feeling emotionally safe and healthy, and trying to stay healthy, engaged and happy myself, many days I felt [...]

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If the stress around the Coronavirus [Covid-19] is keeping you up at night, there are many options available to help you get the sleep your body needs to stay healthy. The recent outbreak of Coronavirus [Covid-19] has left many of us with our Stress Switches on high and because so, many are loosing valuable sleep [...]

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The recent outbreak of Coronavirus [Covid-19] has left many of us with our Stress Switches on high. This means irritability, uncertainty, and the inability to think clearly as we navigate this global crisis.  Even if you or your family members stay healthy, we are all at increased risk for developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] [...]

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