Eye contact, showing interest, holding a conversation, Miss Manners may have gone by the wayside of the wall phone however good social skills have not! So how do we pry our kids away from the phones and video games to show them that social isn’t an app or on a… Read more »
It’s time! Time to pack your sunscreen, and trashy summer reads. To feel the wind in your hair. A pair of flip flops, oversized sunglasses, some shorts and you’re gleefully skipping out the door. But wait, this is not a party of one as it is in your daydreams. There are… Read more »
It’s your child’s first day of school. Nerves are high and you’re running a little later than you would like and then it hits you—your child has a food allergy, and you have no idea what the school cafeteria will be serving for lunch. As the parent of a child… Read more »
We are in the middle of a beautiful summer, complete with parties, barbecues, sleepovers, and amusement parks! This time is so exciting! But some situations can leave you feeling unprepared when you have a child with special needs. Enjoy your favorite summer activities with a few extra preparations.
John Medina’s Brain Rules looks at 12 “rules” about our brains and how our brains function. The purpose of the rules is to understand how we learn and to help us learn better. Medina’s Rule #12 is about exploration. He tells about how we learn through testing and experimentation, not… Read more »
It’s that time of year again. The time when the temperature drops down and stays there for months on end. It’s also one of the most dangerous times of the year for wandering, with many more hazards than other times of the year. Forewarned is forearmed when it comes to… Read more »