Integrate Critical Thinking Skills & Executive Functioning

Integrate Critical Thinking Skills & Executive Functioning

Anxiety A popular phrase in educational circles these days is “teaching critical thinking skills“. Our state believes that this skill is so lacking in our students that they have added critical thinking skills to the middle school and high school curriculum. A...
Jan 09, 2017 6 Comments
On Open Adoption

On Open Adoption

Parenting Articles Our Ongoing Journey of Parenthood  We met ‘Meg’ through an adoption agency when she was 7 months pregnant. Our first meeting was a lot like a first date. We met at a restaurant, took a few hours to get to know each other and liked each other well enough to...
Dec 22, 2016 18 Comments
Best Biscuits

Best Biscuits

Parenting Articles I’m gonna start this post with a confession.  I love buying toys! I especially love buying board games, costumes and anything that leads to dramatic play.  So, when we are at Target and L asks me to buy him something, I find it really hard to say no because we...
Oct 05, 2016 14 Comments
Can Your Child Focus and Pay Attention?

Can Your Child Focus and Pay Attention?

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information, Resources and Activities We get a lot of questions about how to help children focus, pay attention and stop being distracted. We are not experts on A.D.D. or A.H.D.D., but we do see many of the same issues in the kids that we work with who have autism or learning disabilities, as well as...
Sep 05, 2016 14 Comments