As we near the end of my autistic son’s first full-time year back in public school, the stress is wearing him down, but really, he’s doing great.
School uniforms can create a more respectful learning environment and expedite getting ready in the morning. But they also can come with a price – a blow to children’s creativity and individuality.
Sure, we know to avoid comparing siblings to one another, but in trying to bolster and protect my kids this way, I very nearly screwed up even more.
I know very little about wine pairings, but I do know what you should bake for your next meeting at school.
Homework doesn’t have to be a battleground in your home; keep in mind a few simple rules for a practical approach and peace can indeed coincide with homework!
School is back in session! Some children find stress balls and fidget toys extremely therapeutic. This DIY stress ball will not only keep hands busy but is also a fun craft to make!
Have you heard about Texas Bill 5? It’s a somewhat controversial educational plan that will require kids as young as 14 to declare their future careers. Yep, 14.
Junior year, already? Time to start planning for college, sort of. We’re trying to find the balance between being smart and not freaking out.
A mom needs advice since with her new and young preschooler who is having a really hard time at drop-off and with separation anxiety through out the day.
With my teens sharing a class for the first time, the inevitable comparisons are making me wonder how I can coax the best out of each of them.
Helping parents who are looking into special education preschool options for their speech-delayed child.
I think my second grader has inattentive ADD/ADHD. What should I do to get him the help he needs at school?
Today’s kids are being pushed to pick out their career paths way too young, I think, and I’d rather we teach them to keep an open mind and adventuresome spirit.
Should I put my son is a private preschool even though it will be quite expensive for our family?
Learning is a slow, steady, and oh, so personal process. It marks points in our kids’ maturity and lives without any interest in uniformity or really, convenience.
If Tiger Moms are known for their overparenting, then I am an underparenter. Am I doing it wrong?
A mom needs help teaching her child effective homework skills, especially when there are younger ones around whose homework is to distract their older sibling.
To say the high school goal is to graduate is much like saying one’s career goal is to be successful; both are temporal.
Schools are closed today due to “excessive cold,” and it’s all my fault. Sorry, I’m not sorry—because it hasn’t slowed down my autistic son one bit.
After two and a half years of homeschooling, my autistic teen is embarking on a new adventure. Here’s why, and how we’re hoping to make it work.