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Dipping into my reserve of patience

I mentioned yesterday that Emmett was not doing well in school. I was caught off guard because I thought he was doing great, and academically he is. Unfortunately, he’s struggling emotionally and didn’t want to tell me because he was afraid I’d be disappointed. Last night I emailed his school guidance counselor and explained what …

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I definitely didn’t see this coming but here we are

Just when I thought things were with school were going well, the bottom drops out and I’m scrambling to to figure this out.

What Are the Benefits of a Montessori Education for My Child?

Did you know that up to 200,000 children were going to Montessori schools last year?  This style of teaching is becoming a popular alternative to public schools since it focuses more on the children.  If you are looking for the best school type for your child, you should learn about some of the benefits of …

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Tips for helping your autistic kiddo transition into summer

My friend Mitch Leppicello, LICSW, has 30 years of experience with autistic kids and their families. He’s here to share some tips for managing the transition to summer.

Taking Your Dog to Puppy Training Classes – How to Improve Your Chances of Success

Every dog owner should think about taking their dog to training classes at some point. However, you need to make sure that you are approaching these in the best way possible so that both you and your puppy have the most chances for success once your course of training is over.  Accept What You Need …

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We’re in a pretty good place

I’ve had a really good day today. I re-entered the land of people who practice self-care and that feels so good. Basically, I went back to the gym after a month long hiatus. Working out is such a positive thing for me, both emotionally and physically. I wasn’t making it a priority in my life …

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Some Great Ways To Enhance Education

Whether you are a parent or a teacher, you should understand the essential importance of education in a child’s life. Everything that you can do to make that education better is definitely going to be worthwhile, so that is something that you might want to consider and focus on as best as you can. The …

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Parenting with Purpose (feat. Mitch Leppicello, LICSW) S5E6

A conversation with a social worker specializing in autism