New Research Regarding ADHD Medicines: Guilt-Free News

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Do you medicate? Or do you hesitate to medicate? As expert opinions swing from one extreme to another, parents like you are making decisions daily in the best interest of your child or teen. While there’s no such thing as guilt-free parenting, a recent study conducted by the University of Florida should encourage you. The latest research confirms that children who take Ritalin and Adderall (stimulants for ADHD-I) are not more inclined to have cardiac problems during treatment. The study published in British Medical Journal in August decisively answers a ten-year debate regarding … [Read more...]

Teleconference With Dr. MaryJo Wagner

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You may remember Dr. MaryJo Wagner from SmartKidsSmartParents.com. Last spring we did a conference with her she talked about Brain Gym and the cool exercises your kids (and you) can do to help improve the way the brain thinks! She's an ADHD expert who struggled with ADHD herself as a child, and next Thursday, she's going to do a special TeleWebclass just for us called "Three Secrets to Transforming ADHD"! Dr. MaryJo Wagner is a friend of mine, and is an ADHD expert who struggled with ADHD herself as a child. (Wait'll you hear her story!) In our class, I'll talk with her (yes, you get to … [Read more...]

Introducing Brock Myers

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September 3rd! It's seriously hard for me to believe that summer is over. I looked back, and it's been a really long time since I've sent an Ounce of Ketchup email! Our family has seen some interesting changes since then. Ron has graduated from college (Hear the Hallelujah Chorus?!). Joe is deployed on a ship in the Persian Gulf. Mike is back in an academic program at community college, and Ash just finished showing me how he figured out some Chemistry II problem involving moles. And no, I do not know what he is talking about. As for me, my husband and I have started a new business that has … [Read more...]