Parents reach out to me often for information about how to use cannabis to support their kid’s mental health. Except I'm not your girl. I don't really have much personal experience using pediatric cannabis this way. High CBD has never calmed my son down and since it does control his seizures I try to just leave his brain alone. But a number of families in our group have kids with autism w … [Read more...] about Other Mental/Behavioral Health Options Besides Cannabis
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CBD, ADHD, Autism and Other Neurologically Atypical Symptoms
The most frequently searched terms that are finding this site are now CBD, ADHD and Autism. And I have more than a few emails I need to return asking the same (I haven't forgotten you, mamas - I'm actually writing this just for YOU). Could CBD also help with my child's anxiety, sleep disorder, sensory processing disorder, Lyme disease, depression, traumatic brain injury, Tourette syndrome, tics, … [Read more...] about CBD, ADHD, Autism and Other Neurologically Atypical Symptoms
Mythic Mothering In The Upside Down
"Wherefore, the days will come that no flesh shall be safe upon the waters. . . . and the destroyer rideth upon the face thereof.” D&C 61:15-19 When my 3 year-old son became obsessed with The Nightmare Before Christmas I tried not to be concerned. Sure, it’s a kids movie but I don’t know . . . He was just so little and scary movies have never been my thing. I was raised a member of the C … [Read more...] about Mythic Mothering In The Upside Down
Weeding Through The Research
Studies on pediatric Cannabis are rolling in and I want to put a handful on your radar and show you where you can find the rest. I'll try to spare you my analysis because I want you to come to your own conclusions. I don't believe in one size fits all. Some of us in our community may share the same diagnosis, but we don't share the same circumstances. You live in a different state, have different … [Read more...] about Weeding Through The Research
Is Medical Marijuana Legal For Children In California?
If you are a parent treating your child with cannabis in Southern California, then you are probably a patient of Dr. Bonni Goldstein's. Or, you are on her months-long wait list. We all agree, our families are very lucky to have an expert in pediatric cannabis in our own backyard. She has been recommending cannabis to children in our community and supporting our parents for years now. And since my … [Read more...] about Is Medical Marijuana Legal For Children In California?
I love a good juxtaposition. I got one for you: This is my friend Ray. He and the rest of the Mirzabegian brothers are responsible for bringing The Realm of Caring and Charlotte's Web, the high CBD oil that is saving my son's life, to California. He also makes THC concentrates for children. I haven't needed to add THC to my son's treatment, but I know a lot of families who have and it's … [Read more...] about Meet Ray