If your child is exhibiting moodiness, increased anxiety, or more tantrums and tears than usual, she might be experiencing post-winter-break blues. Figuring out what specifically is causing your child’s behavior can help you understand what you can do to help. Take a look at 3 causes and tips to help
While time off from school provides kids with the opportunity to rest, unwind, and enjoy time with family and friends, the unstructured and unpredictable nature of this stretch of time, the late nights, the full itinerary of activities, and the endless sugary snacks can wreak havoc upon your child.
When things don’t go as expected, Complex Learners can get stuck in a rigid way of thinking. This makes it feel impossible to move on with a new plan and leads to tears, frustration, and even meltdowns. When Complex learners get stuck, you will probably experience more trick than treat
Screens provide opportunities for fun and engagement – from homework help to building friendships online – but too much screen time can affect your child’s sleep habits, attention, and mood. You know it’s important to set boundaries around screen time for kids but what should they be?
Supporting the Complex Learner’s Homework Experience You know the drill. Kids don’t like homework. They want to come home and eat and play and zone-out and see friends. Homework is not on their list! But most students see homework as a necessary chore and they figure out how to get
Managing Your Child’s Snacking Most kids (and adults too) love to snack. Afternoon meetings suddenly aren’t as tiring with the promise of snacks. Playdates and sleepovers are made memorable with special snacks. “I’m starving,” is a common outcry when your child arrives home from school and that after school snack
Making Halloween happier for everyone! Take weeks of kids talking about costumes, numerous parties in school and in the community, constant Halloween movies on TV, stores filled with noisy orange and black decorations, and a candy explosion everywhere you go. Now add in a child who’s prone to meltdowns, is