Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones, but…

Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones, but…

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” When it comes to bullying, though, this may not prove true. In fact, recent studies show a link between bullying and learning delays in school settings. Many studies...
Practice makes… Prepared?

Practice makes… Prepared?

Ben Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” While this is fairly strong language, it’s an astute observation that is very applicable when it comes to SATs. It’s surely tempting to take a break from anything academic during the summer;...
Why Read Aloud?

Why Read Aloud?

For a parent of young children, the request is very common: “Read this to me!” As parents and caregivers, the temptation to say no to repeated requests is great, especially when the request is for the same Thomas the Tank Engine or Peppa Pig book that you’ve read...
Changing Skills for a Changing World

Changing Skills for a Changing World

What will the job force look like in 10 years? What skills will be most marketable in 10 years? In an ever changing world, none of us truly know the answers to these questions! With the increasing shift to automated processes as well as developments in virtual reality...
Building a Relationship Bridge: Processing the Unexpected Diagnosis Together

Building a Relationship Bridge: Processing the Unexpected Diagnosis Together

Inattentive ADHD is the rather silent sister of the more gregarious and apparent hyperactive ADHD. As such, it can often go unnoticed for a number of years. Because it can go undetected, it isn’t unusual to become apparent in the teen years. As if growing up wasn’t...