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Texting With Your Kids: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A few years ago, I started noticing a disturbing trend in the clients who came into my office.   Frustrated kids, parents and spouses would bring their cell phones into session to show me the text message conversations they had with […]

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Guest Post: Adding to the IEP or 504

An IEP or a 504 plan is designed to help the student with ADHD function more effectively and easily in school. Most students with special needs respond positively More...

ADHD and swearing: It’s enough to make you want to curse

I was about 22 when I started working in newsrooms, and before that my office mate was a chain-smoking former World War II fighter pilot who kept a More...

Cross another school year off the list

It seems super fast, but my daughter is now officially a high school freshman and Joe completed sixth grade with flying colors. Both had their end-of-year awards programs More...

The Keeper of the Keys has an apprentice

There is an image from childhood in my head that I identify with. It is the silhouette of a custodian walking down the light-filled hall of my elementary More...

“Handwriting Problem Solutions” gathers all solutions for kids with written output disorders in one place

One of our readers recently posted on our Facebook page about a book she had discovered called Handwriting Problem Solutions with a link to their website. Of course, More...

tools to set online limits for wimpy moms like me

I have struggled for a long time now with managing how much screen time Luke and Emma have. "When I have kids," I vowed "my kids will never More...

The Clark Kent Chronicles

I have the privilege of mothering 15-year old Clark*.  I do my best to screw him up, but he’s awfully resilient.  Come to think of it, that may More...

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