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Things That I Learned About Being A Teacher Now that I’m a Parent

Attendance is overrated.    As a teacher I was always a big believer in good attendance.  And don’t get me wrong, I still believe.  But my son works his butt off and every once in a while he needs a […]

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No Such Thing as ADHD

Parents of a child with ADHD (myself included!) would love to have a nickel for every time someone has said to them any of the following: There is no More...

Review & Giveaway: Community: Leadership Training for Kids

WHAT: Community by eeBoo DOES:  practice being part of a team,  practice being a leader and being supportive, practice problem solving as a group and individually, play a game where there More...

The Other Side of the Table

Before becoming a parent, I was a teacher and administrator for many years. During that time I taught everything from kindergarten to fifth grade.  I worked with various More...

Review: SmartMax- Finding Flow in Creative Play

  When SmartMax arrived at our home, my son told me, "I always wanted these." Huh? This was news to me. Maybe it is because we never went shopping More...

Highlighters, Brownies and Play — my kind of school year

School is just around the corner. If you are like us in the Critchfield house you have been to every possible school supply store to buy just the More...

Review & Giveaway: Distraction Game: Test Drive Your Memory With Laughter

WHAT: Distraction by ThinkFun DOES:  work on and play around with your working memory using laughter as the motivator to challenge you and your family; discover how you best More...

The Busy Box: How to Teach Productive Waiting

I literally tell my kids to go to the busy box and wait for me. It reduces yelling (by me). WHAT: THE "BUSY BOX" DOES:  prevents arguments and frustration (for More...

The Nicest Person in Our Family

Our ADHD/Asperger's teenager is the nicest person in our family. We call him Clark Kent the WonderKid, because in his heart he believes he's Superman.  Remember what a More...

Tourette’s and ADHD

My son has a best friend. She is the sweetest, kindest, most amazing seven year old I have ever met. She is smart, she is generous, she is More...

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