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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....

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...

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...

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Unique Teacher Appreciation Gifts

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon and I bet you are looking to find unique Teacher Appreciation gifts for your children’s teachers. As a mom and former classroom teacher, I’ve given and received a multitude of Teacher...

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

5 Extremely Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

By Lisa Edwards, M.Ed., Parent Coach Are you looking for some healthy after school snacks?  Do you want something easy that kids of all ages will love?  Then look no further!  Here are 5 extremely easy healthy snacks for kids to enjoy after school or...

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

5 Ways to Combat Homework Angst

by Lisa Reichelt, M.Ed. Parent Coach Does your child experience homework angst? You know, the refusal, avoidance and uncooperative attitude that happens when homework is overwhelming. Read on to find 5 ways to combat homework angst. Once upon a time there was a...

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...