Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2′s (and 3′s)

Even if someone warned you about the "terrible two's" or "terrible three's", nothing can prepare you for the non-stop battle of wills quite like spending… [more]

Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2′s (and 3′s) Toddler Tricks: Surviving the Terrible 2's (and 3's)

Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About?

So it’s bedtime and your 3rd grader starts complaining of leg pain. She’d been happily running, playing, dancing in ballet class and all around the… [more]

Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About? Growing Pains: Nothing to Worry About?

7 Healthy Holiday Snacks for Your Family

December 8, 2012

Amidst all the fun and festivities of the holiday season, we are all too aware of how easy it is to get off track when it comes to eating. We’re all still recovering from our Thanksgiving feasts, and whether your halls are decked out in the red and green of Christmas, or shimmering in the [...]

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Traditions: Our Values in Action

December 4, 2012

This is the time of year when family traditions really start to kick in. The freedom and flexibility of summer is long gone, and as we settle back into a routine wrapped around school days, our traditions—the rituals of food, frolicking and formality that define our family—become little seasonal milestones. The word “tradition”, from the [...]

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504 VS. IEP: Which One Is Right For My Child?

November 18, 2012

When parents of special needs students are searching for the best support services available to their child, the most common question they ask me is about the difference between a 504 Plan and an IEP. While both offer protections to people with disabilities, they are quite different in their eligibility, scope, and services and supports. [...]

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7 Amazing Things About Being a Dad

November 14, 2012

Experienced parents know that our role is one big routine punctuated by moments of heart-filling joy — plus a few dashes of terror, confusion, heartbreak, and fatigue. Fathers share in this awesome responsibility called parenting, but sometimes we forget to be mindful of just how much fun we are having being a dad. I love [...]

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