Why Private School May Not Be Best For Special Needs Kids

Why Private School May Not Be Best For Special Needs Kids

Like most parents, my children’s father and I thought a lot about their education. Even before they were born, we had many conversations about what we dreamed would be different for them. We discussed our experiences in school and what worked for us and what didn’t. We both had experiences as kids and teens that […]

The Distracted Mom on The Real Family Guy’s Podcast: Really Good Stuff!

The Distracted Mom on The Real Family Guy’s Podcast: Really Good Stuff!

I admit that I’m new to the world of podcasts, but I am digging them now that I discovered niche topic radio shows that you can listen to right on your phone! I’ll never have to suffer a boring drive again! Coincidentally, Beth from Smart Girls With ADHD just wrote a post about how she’s […]

Building a Strong Relationship With Your Child

Building a Strong Relationship With Your Child

That Moment You Realize Your Children Are Their Own People When I was a new mom, I was full of ideas of what my children might grow to be like. I spent hours staring at my babies, thinking about the intelligent, independent thinkers they would become. As they grew older, I saw that they were […]

40 and 1/2 Totally Fantastic Summer Activities For Kids

40 and 1/2 Totally Fantastic Summer Activities For Kids

After a long school year of homework, report cards, and the dreaded “behavior journal,” I can tell you that we really look forward to summer vacation at our house! Still, it can be easy for the summer to pass in a blur. That why we all need to put a little effort into planning summer activities to […]

Why Punishments Don’t Work (But What Works Better!)

Why Punishments Don’t Work (But What Works Better!)

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