Sensory Overload

Sensory overload.  There are some neurodevelopmental disorders that cause heightened sensory awareness.  People might need to brush their arms to be desensitized to the sense of touch.  Or use a vibrating toothbrush or wear shades even with little to moderate light.  I hear most about the senses of touch and hearing from my patients who will […]

Claim Your Brain

My mind, like rusted gears, was not moving well.  It hadn’t been really since my 1st pregnancy 8 years ago.  There are few things that dumb us down as much as pregnancy and children!   Hormone changes, lack of sleep, fluctuating from 145-200-145 pounds three times, and then the subsequent growing beloveds around me to […]

Trust The Momentum of Your Own Desires

Writing every day has blessed me.  It has however also taken away.  Aside from the obvious such as time, I’ve missed reading in the evenings.  I used to spend most of my evenings jamming happily through fast page turning books.  I love bound paper. I’ve always had something of sensory issues.  My girlfriend Marlo Albritton, […]

Mother’s and Sleep

Mother’s and Sleep

I was speaking with a friend, mother of 3, including a new baby of 3 months.  Any on-looker could say she had it all.  However, she wasn’t feeling happy.  Looker’s on could also guess just as well some of the reasons why.  Especially those of us who’ve raised infants.  It’s called sleep.  Sleep, the elixir of […]