Have Compassion for Your Kids…and Yourself

Have Compassion for Your Kids…and Yourself We all make mistakes in life. We all do things we wish we hadn’t. We blame ourselves, feel ashamed and get down on ourselves. When it’s someone else who messes up, it’s the same cycle over again: blame, shame and...

Seven Lessons for the First Day of School – and for Life

Seven Lessons for the First Day of School – and for Life How can I help my child survive in a world I have so little control over? One: Be Yourself Will I fit in? Will I like my teacher? Will my teacher like me? When you’re feeling stressed about a situation, the best...

Learning Disability Specialist Program Registration

Cambrian College is pleased to announce that registration for fall courses for our 3 learning disabilities programs will open next week (August 15)! **The courses and programs are all online and part-time. ·         ATLD – Learning Disability Specialist: Assistive...

Anger is not Rudeness

www.michaelreist.ca Anger is not Rudeness Being angry is not being rude. Anger is an emotion. Rudeness is intentional offence. Disagreeing with what you say is not “giving attitude.” It is a difference of opinion. Children have as much right to their feelings and...

Transitioning- The Mother of All Battles

Latest post from: Transitioning – The Mother of All Battles Having counselled hundreds of families over the years, here is the top 10 list of problem-causing times in the day. Coming off screens (In fact, this one is often related to all the rest) Waking up and...

NLD: Unmet Learning Challenges

Great article from Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities:  NLD: Unmet Learning Challenges By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. AT A GLANCE Because students with NLD often excel academically, problems with language deficits may go undiagnosed • As academic demands increase,...

Difficult Child. Interesting Adult.

What Boys Need A Newsletter by Michael Reist, Educational Consulting www.michaelreist.ca Latest Post: Difficult Child. Interesting Adult. When you’re feeling frustrated about your child’s behaviour, just remember, your difficult child is going to grow up to be an...