The Happy and Healthy Cliché If you survey parents on what their greatest wish is for their kids, the majority will say, “I just want my kids to be happy and healthy.” This was what my mom said about me
I grew up in a house hearing many timeless expressions. These included idioms (i.e. “a penny for your thoughts,”) and other overused phrases. My parents, especially my mom, used popular phrases when talking about a number of things, including behavior
Process Over Product: One of the first jobs I held out of college was working at a Montessori inspired preschool. As teachers, we were required to participate in monthly trainings. These trainings covered topics ranging from safety considerations in the
Opening The 21st century has seen a lot of progress for people with learning disabilities and psychiatric disorders. We’ve learned more about learning disorders due to ongoing research. And the quality of education has been improved for students who have
I was recently talking with someone about issues plaguing their life She was sharing that she feels that her child is stubborn and doesn’t listen to advice. She’d been talking to her kid about switching high schools for several months.
Introduction Anxiety: that feeling of fear when something unfamiliar seems daunting. For some of us, this feeling is periodic, coming up only when we try something new; it disappears after we’ve tried the new event. For others, it’s an ongoing
Introduction Reading into a kid’s behavior can be a tough job. And it can be even harder to know definitively how to respond to a kid’s behavior. There are days when you may think that everything is fine for your
Intro The first time I heard about Selective Mutism (SM) was while working at a middle school. One of the 6th grade girls in my class was diagnosed with the condition. I remember being clueless when I first heard the