Where is the cat? Have you seen the blue mug? For goodness sake, where is your brother?!!?! PCSing is a super stressful time. Just making sure all of your children and pets arrive in one piece is a lot of work. Add in your actual stuff, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed. Now, on top […]
The school year is winding down, which is exactly the right time to finish strong with an IEP! We’re breaking down easy ways to strengthen your IEP before June. Just a reminder: nothing on this website or in this article is considered to be or should be construed as legal advice. I am not a […]
We need to start teaching peace. And we need to start now.
If your child has been experiencing significant academic or social/emotional challenges, now is the time that is begins to be discussed and interventions begin to be put into place. As a parent, this can be very overwhelming and frightening. Suddenly, your precious child has been identified as potentially having special educational needs. Take a deep breathe and let me help guide you.
Parents might feel more comfortable planning a ‘vacation’ or ‘get-away’ rather than a ‘field trip’ because ‘field trip’ sounds official – school like.
Don’t let the term scare you – YOU can plan a field trip just like you plan vacations and you should! There is NO better way to learn.
As someone with a severe food allergy, I understand from the kid’s perspective how terrifying birthday parties, buffets, and school lunches can be. I’m sure it is 100% worse to be the parent: letting your allergic child fly from the nest. But you can take very specific steps to help your child survive out in the […]
Kids are curious creatures. They like to test the boundaries and see what they can find out and get away with.
We cannot continue to exist in a world where teachers are being pulled in opposite directions all of the time. Where we have one size fits all curriculum and classroom management systems in every class. This way of teaching is failing everyone involved.
Check out Only Passionate Curiosity for my latest guest post! I explained the special education laws that relate to homeschooled children and offer tips for managing a mild/moderate disability at home. Of course, any time that you, the parent/teacher, feel overwhelmed, you should know that experienced and qualified help is just a click or phone […]