Book Review: The Anti-Romantic Child

…a child, more than all other gifts, That earth can offer to declining man, Brings hope with it, and forward-looking thoughts, And stirrings of inquietude, when they By tendency of nature needs must fail. -Wordsworth, “ Michael”   I first read an excerpt of Priscilla Gilman’s parenting memoir on the Quiet Rev website. I knew instantly […]

Book Review: The Perfection Deception

For most of you this review will come as no surprise. I talked about this book in my post on overcoming perfectionism. This book, by Dr. Jane Bluestein is the reason I became interested in the topic of perfectionism as it applies to the ADHD community, particularly women. Perfectionism is so pervasive in women with […]