Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and even though we are all suffering from Pandemic burn out it is still critical we raise awareness for those who have Dyslexia. I would like to start out of with what Dyslexia IS NOT and dispel some myths and false information that unfortunately a lot still believe and speak […]

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The New Normal

Tonight my son’s school had a live Q&A session with parents to go over the re-opening plans, precautions and what “The New Normal” would look like. I will tell you that I made the decision long ago that my son would not take part in in-person schooling until mask breaks were no longer a thing. […]

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Standardized Tests Suck

Standard is defined as an idea or thing used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations. synonyms: guideline · norm · yardstick · benchmark · gauge · measure. I have never met a “standard” child because there is no standard child, and yet in public education we always hear about benchmarks, standards, scores, […]

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Clintons Creative Corner

Back again for another installment of Clintons Creative Corner featuring Grinder! Grinder is a Decepticon that can transform into a big jet and he can also turn into a very big truck. Grinder weighs in at 97 tons and is an astonishing 84 feet tall! Grinder can also turn his metal heels into wheels that […]

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Kindness

The last three months have taken a lot out of us as people. First it was a pandemic which brought much of the world to its knees, which I don’t think is a bad thing because I believe we all need do some praying and reflecting. If that wasn’t enough there was the tragic and […]

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Dyslexia Resource Links

I was recently downloading some activities for son off of the Teachers Pay Teachers website and I came across a great FREE download entitles Dyslexia Resource Link, and I thought it would be great to share those resources. The list of resources is six pages long so I went thru and weeded out the links […]

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Different Sides, Same Team

My son, Clinton attends an out of district school because public school had not been and could not meet his needs. Clinton is a wonderfully creative, imaginative, sensitive, hard working autistic boy who happens to also have Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. Clinton received all these diagnoses between the ages of five and six. I spent the […]

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Happy Mothers Day

To all the moms, single moms, foster moms, pregnant moms, young moms, pet moms, single dads doing their best to be mom, stay at home moms, working moms, moms who have lost children and every mom in between – you are appreciated and you are all Rockstar’s. Today is a day that I hope for […]

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Get Outside

In this time of uncertainty, fear, panic, confusion, sadness and loneliness being inside only deepens these heavy emotions. Its challenging I get it – here in Massachusetts parks are closed, gyms are closed, schools are closed, people are panic buying, you might be unemployed, businesses are closed those closest to you seem so far away […]

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