Death by sugar (I’m not kidding)

Let’s take a moment to acknowledge that Halloween is on a Tuesday this year and our kids’ sweet hearted teachers will have to deal with them the day after a sugar high-crash-high-crash/no sleep cycle. *deep breath & we’re back.* Most parents that I have spoken to have discussed that for…

Podcasts make your brain happy.

Fall is here and we are moving fast into winter. So for the Shepherd household that means ‘Fall Cleaning’, which no one is excited for. So I make it more manageable by listening to podcasts. Jackson Carter and I host a podcast called ‘Get Yourself Together’. We love podcasts- and…

FOX 13’s The Place: Nightmares

Click here or the image to watch the segment! When the Boogieman feels real: Tips to stop your kids nightmares Function of Dreams. –The highest prevalence of nightmares has been shown between the ages of 5 to 10 years old (Schredl, Fricke-Oerkermann, & Mitschke. 2009). -Nightmares appear to be an…

Your coffee tells me about your personality

Did you know that your coffee preferences say a great deal about you? To be honest I am thankful that someone took the time to research this- because I have suspected these things all along. If you want to know more about the psychology of why/what we eat, check out…