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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I remember when Clinton was about 15 months old and his speech came to a halt and the milestones stopped. Autism was of course the main diagnosis mentioned but Dysgraphia or Developmental-Coordination Disorder as it is called by some was also mentioned. I had no idea what any of this meant and to be honest […]

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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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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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