Nancy Carroll Posts

July 4, 2017 / / Musings

Today is much more than just Independence Day for me, much more than a historical holiday with fireworks and parades, and much more than a BBQ bonanza with burgers and baseball. It’s a day to celebrate emotional independence, overcoming codependency, and reclaimed liberty.…

August 1, 2016 / / Education

Get to Inbox Zero and Declutter Your Life Last week I was on this productivity webinar with Justin Baeder, an ed leadership coach, on how to get to inbox zero. I realized then that taming the email monster was just a metaphor for…

June 20, 2016 / / Future
June 19, 2016 / / Classroom

Today one in sixty-eight children is born with a form of autism. Advancements in treatment, communication strategies, activism to increase awareness and acceptance of autism, and scientific research have helped educate the public, as well as medical and educational professionals alike about autism.…

August 18, 2015 / / ADHD
August 11, 2015 / / ADHD

X is for EXtreme Consequences Despite all the creative, crazy, and wonderful quirkiness that I love about ADHD, there are a few tragic things can happen when ADHD is left undiagnosed, untreated, or ineffectively treated.  Approximately 9% of school-aged students live with ADHD. Yet ONLY…

August 7, 2015 / / ADHD

Have you ever thought, “Why can’t I just be normal? Why can’t I be like everyone else?” I know I have. Definitions for normal in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary include: conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern;  of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development Blah…

August 5, 2015 / / ADHD

I thought God hated me. Really. I thought He loved everybody except me.  He was mad at me. He wanted to punish me. I believed that Jesus was for the homeschooling minivan mafia and people who had cows and ducks decor in their cutesy country…

August 1, 2015 / / ADHD
July 29, 2015 / / ADHD