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Social Skills: When The Right Moves Still Turn Out Wrong

Social Skills: When The Right Moves Still Turn Out Wrong

I want to tell you a story about a little boy named Jake… Jake, who is currently seven years old, has always struggled to “fit in” with the other children. Jake is extremely bright and tends to have a verbal discourse that is well above the level of his peers. He also has sensory issues...

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Moms: The Real-Life Superheroes

Moms: The Real-Life Superheroes

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Strength! Speed! X-Ray Vision! Well, ask a mother about superpowers, and the wish list might be slightly different… The power to get my kids to listen. The power to make my kids stop fighting. Or, my personal superpower wish, infinite patience. Seriously. Infinite patience is...

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6 Tips to Help Parents Face the “‘Tude Years”

6 Tips to Help Parents Face the “‘Tude Years”

It’s not just you. When you look with shock, disappointment, disgust, anger (pick your own verb) at the pre-teen child standing before you, giving you the ‘tude. What happened to the sweet child who used to hug and kiss you? Where did they learn to speak that way to you? Aren’t you supposed to have...