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October 28th, 2015: Just Getting to Work

My first alarm goes off.  I’m immediately wide awake.  My heart is racing.  I can’t breathe.  My hands are shaking.  No, my whole body is vibrating.  Did I sleep at all?  There is absolutely no need for the other 4 alarms I set in fear I wouldn’t hear the first one. Fortunately I wasn’t sleeping… Continue reading October 28th, 2015: Just Getting to Work

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October 24th & 25th, 2015: Hearing Loss & Vertigo

Saturday, October 24th started out pretty fantastic.  I was feeling fine, great in fact.  I even put on a legitimate one man show of Newsies for my nephew, Ethan, while he ate a snack.    It’s not pretty and actually super embarrassing, but I’m going to post it, just because A) I think it’s hilarious, B) It… Continue reading October 24th & 25th, 2015: Hearing Loss & Vertigo

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This. Kid. Can’t. Sit. STILL. or. be. QUIET.

And that’s actually not that surprising…but there are definitely certain situations when the expectation is to sit up straight and listen quietly.  So the best thing to do is to give your kids some tricks to help them remember the expectations, options to release that release energy, or help keep them awake, but are acceptable… Continue reading This. Kid. Can’t. Sit. STILL. or. be. QUIET.

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“Your child’s grades are good, but BEHAVIORALLY…”

“…he can’t stop shouting out.” “…she doesn’t sit still.”  “…he’s always distracted or distracting others.” “…she’s always talking.” “…socializing is more important than learning.” “…he just wanders around the room.”  “…she’s always turned around in her seat.”  “…he’s spends a lot of time off-task.”  “…every time I look, she’s out of her seat.” Sound familiar???… Continue reading “Your child’s grades are good, but BEHAVIORALLY…”