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Dec 17, 2015

Topic - Two Kids.  When is one and one not two?  When you have one child and another one comes along.  

In statistics, interaction occurs when one condition affects another one in such a way as to create a new set of conditions.  

For example, if you smoke, you can get certain diseases.  When you booze it up, you can...

Dec 11, 2015

Topic - Brain Facts.  You know how it is.  We repeat information to the point where we believe it.  

Do we really use only 10% of our brain?  I dunno.  

Whereas your brain represents just 2% of body weight yet uses 20% of your body’s energy, scientists aren’t sure how much of the brain is used by any one person....

Dec 9, 2015

Topic - Changing Direction.  I’ve done everything right, but it turned out wrong.  Sound like a country song?  

Looking back, I realize there were times when I just should’ve stopped and said, “Nope, this isn’t gonna work” and moved on, but I kept at it thinking I could change the situation.  

Now, when...

Dec 8, 2015

Topic - Stress and Inflammation.  Even kids under chronic stress have a full-on inflammatory response.  

Inflammation is the health scourge of mankind because of its widespread and long-term impact on a person’s health.  

It’s tied to cardiac disease, Alzheimer’s, cancer and depression.  

When kids are stressed...

Dec 7, 2015

Topic - Bad Feelings and Sleep.  Don’t go to bed mad or sad or upset.  If you do, your bad feelings will be burned into your brain.  

If you’re upset and go to bed, not only do you recall the specific events, but also the feelings that were associated with those events.  

There’s another element to add to the mix....