July/Aug 2016

Mommys Timeout Erg Chebbi Morocco 0

Mommy’s Timeout: Erg Chebbi Morocco

  Take a time out and use visualization meditation to relax. Imagine yourself walking at the top of Erg Chebbi, one of Morocco’s two Saharan ergs – large dunes formed...

Restraints in School: What Can You Do? 0

Restraints in School: What Can You Do?

Restraints in School: What Can You Do? Zachary’s laughter has been called infectious. One specialist even opined it sounded much like Charles Schultz’s famous character, Snoopy. The breath-taking sounds of...

Inclusion: Why It Matters? 0

Inclusion: Why It Matters?

Inclusion: Why It Matters? Many people, in recent years, have asked me about my daughter’s education. “Why inclusion?” they ask. “Don’t you believe that Emily will be better off with...

How Can My Child Be Independent? 0

How Can My Child Be Independent?

How Can My Child Be Independent? Independent/independence …. Not influenced or controlled by others in matters of opinion, conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself. We usually associate “independence” with...

Meet Isaiah, Samuel and Elijah 0

Meet Isaiah, Samuel and Elijah

Isaiah, Samuel and Elijah This issue’s cover photo was sent to us by proud Mom, Jami De La Cerda. It features her son, Isaiah, 13, and twins, Samuel and Elijah,...

Cooking with Kids: Watermelon Cake Encouraging Speech & Creating Yum! 0

Cooking with Kids: No-Bake Watermelon Cake

No-Bake Watermelon Cake Encourage Learning and Speech while Creating Yum! Watermelon Cake is a summer tradition in our house. I just love that this recipe is so simple to make...

5 Steps to Help Your Child Manage Emotions 0

5 Steps to Help Your Child Manage Emotions

5 STEPS TO HELP YOUR CHILD MANAGE EMOTIONS When parents think about teaching their children social skills, they often focus on skills such as making friends, initiating conversation or playing...