Helpful Links: Now that school is way past the starting point, you may be asking for help with either new or continuing signs of struggles with your child who has LD or ADHD. Hear are some excellent resources: Understood.org Chadd.org LDA.org NILD.org Take some time to look and join to learn tried and true ways… Continue reading Link up
The Journey metaphor is one of movement, pauses, vistas, companionship, and adventure. The journey is sometimes called a pilgrimage, a sojourn or an odyssey. Words that convey a sense of the unknown ahead. Journey in contrast with a trip does not go and come back, like a trip from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. A journey… Continue reading Parenting Journey
Learning styles has to do with how you take in, process, and add to your knowledge base. Knowing your personal style helps you use your strengths and compensate for your weaknesses. There are many learning style questionnaires on the web. If you do not know your style or your child’s style, check some out. Visual… Continue reading Know Thyself
I just read an awesome post about two successful entrepreneurs reflecting in a conversation on the negative impact of labels on children. They each shared how glad they were to have not been labeled as children even though they knew they were ADHD and Dyslexic. They see their way of thinking as an asset. (Virgin.com)… Continue reading Double Edge Sword
I am now a retired educator. Education and learning are what I still love. My friends call me a lifelong learner😊. My friend, Myrna, and I felt called to write a book for Parents of children with learning and attention struggles. We are choosing to share our life experiences in educating children and supporting parents… Continue reading Where I am Now
I've been in education for decades. My heart belongs to parents and kids who are navigating school, life and learning! Much of my career was working as a clinician, educational therapist, or in special programs. I loved working with children one on one. I loved working with teachers. Helping teachers understand the way their… Continue reading Where I’ve Been
The incredible power of “yet” This one little word, says world-renowned Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, has the power to inspire your child to do incredible things. You haven’t learned that YET! You aren’t as good as you want to be in math YET!
I am so happy you have found me! Blogging is not something I ever thought I would do. Words, ideas, tips, strategies, formulas and encouragement are what I love. Plus I am working with a friend and coauthor to write a book on Parenting a child with a LD (learning disability) or ADHD diagnosis, so… Continue reading Welcome