Sleep Problems are Frustrating

By Renee Martinez, Founder of Raising Boys World Sleep problems are frustrating – for both the parent and child. According to the National Institute of Health, there are more than 100 types of disorders associated with sleeping and waking. Since boys have higher rates of ADHD, certain sleep problems that affect kids with ADHD would […]

Boys and ADHD

By Renee Martinez, Founder of Raising Boys World   Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is something we seem to hear a lot about these days. As a kid, I never heard a word about it, (though I suspect I should have been labeled with ADHD!). According to a study published in the November 4, 2008 […]

$500 Million Program to Help Kids ‘Sit Still’ in Kindergarten

I was reading the news and came across this article on a new program to help kids “sit still” in the classroom. WTF?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ok. Pardon me…was that my inside voice? What is wrong with this picture?!! I’m not an educator, but from what I know and understand, everyone learns differently. If I’ve read the literature […]