Lisa Edwards
Questions for Parent Teacher Conferences

Questions for Parent Teacher Conferences

Finally, the time has arrived for you to attend parent teacher conferences.  You can learn about how your child is actually doing in class.  Are they a star student?  Are they the class clown?  Will they take at least pass to the next grade? ...

My Child’s IEP…What Can I Ask To Be On It?

My Child’s IEP…What Can I Ask To Be On It?

Don't miss this list of 75+ Accommodations & Modifications does your child have an IEP? Navigating the world with a child who has disabilities is already challenging. Our job as parents is to help advocate for our children to get the supports they need to succeed....

Good Manners:  The Key To Saving Our Economy

Good Manners: The Key To Saving Our Economy

Do you teach your kids good manners? Who would have thought that “please” and “thank you” could be two of the most powerful words that you could teach your children?  I have had multiple experiences in the last few months that tell me that people are just not...

7 Reasons The Transition to Middle School Is Scary

7 Reasons The Transition to Middle School Is Scary

Is your child going to transition to Middle School?  Does this send chills down your spine?  It is hard not to recollect our own Middle School experiences and wonder if our children can survive this time.  Here are 7 Reasons why the transition to Middle...

Soothing Anxiety in Middle School

Soothing Anxiety in Middle School

Middle school anxiety? Ahh, the lovely years of Middle School.  Is it surprising that during middle school our children are feeling an increase in anxiety?   As a parent you may struggle on how to help your child  because some of the same techniques you...

Can I Refuse Special Education?

Can I Refuse Special Education?

What should a parent know? If your child has been referred for Special Education, you may have concerns about why your child needs this, and what will these services actually provide.  It is common for parents to be hesitant about Special Education, and they...

Easy Way to Stop Negative Thinking

Easy Way to Stop Negative Thinking

Negative thinking a problem? Want an easy way to stop negative thinking? My son struggles with negative thinking and it hurts as a parent to hear this. .  He constantly says, “I’m not good enough.” “No one cares about me.” “I just suck.”  It breaks my heart...

Recess:  The Best Part Of The Day?  Or The Worst?

Recess: The Best Part Of The Day? Or The Worst?

Four square, tetherball, monkey bars and swings.  Ah recess.  All of the games to play on the playground. Either these bring up warm memories or maybe even the utterance of the word recess leaves you shuddering in the corner. Perhaps you experienced bullying...

Ready for Kindergarten?  What to Know

Ready for Kindergarten? What to Know

As a parent, we always make tough decisions, and one of those harder ones, is should I send my child to Kindergarten? You may wonder if your child is ready. Getting ready for Kindergarten goes beyond just the age of your child. You need to understand their development...