Victoria Prooday, OT finds today’s kids come to school emotionally unavailable for learning. There are many factors in our modern lifestyle that contribute to this.
What is brain starvation and what causes it? I recently learned how an easily corrected deficiency in diet can actually cause active brains to function poorly – especially in boys. Please join me as we explore something every parent should know. Updated May, 2017.
Most of us are aware that boys and girls are different. They see things differently, they play differently and they think differently. I was surprised to find out recently that boys also have different nutritional needs than do girls. Is your son’s brain starving?
Betsie and Corrie ten Boom spent time in notorious Ravensbrück Concentration Camp north of Berlin for hiding Jews in their home during the Nazi occupation of Holland. The ten Boom family of Haarlem, Holland were watchmakers by trade. They also lived as devout Christians. Corrie was raised to understand that honoring God included respecting the Jewish people. Here is Corrie ten Boom’s famous story of Betsie and the fleas from The Hiding Place:
We lay back, struggling against the nausea that swept over us from the reeking straw.
My heart is breaking for the souls of our children. I am thinking there might be a negative reaction from readers on this topic.
I need to speak the truth, for what is the use of a blog if not to influence our culture? Please do not confuse this with me thinking I have all the answers. I know I don’t, but there is trouble already in the making. Updated October, 2016….
Traditionally turmeric is used in curries in India where there are much lower rates of cancer, Alzheimer’s, and other chronic diseases than in the West. Our daughter visited India last year and found the spice remains widely used wherever she traveled.
So, many are asking, “How do I take it and how much?”
Do you remember the story of Kate and David Ogg’s 27-week premature baby coming back to life after two hours of being lovingly cuddled skin-on-skin?
Well, what if skin-on-skin (kangaroo care) could also work in the reverse? It did for a 23-year-old mother who was thought already dead – but then they laid the naked baby on her breast.
What happened next is pretty exciting. It is also a tiny glimpse into God’s specific physiological design between mother and child….