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This post is sponsored by EPI, but the opinions are my own. Please support our sponsors. Imagine this: you are on the hunt for school supplies. You are standing in the aisle with your three children; one is knocking over stacks of index cards, one is begging to go to the snack aisle, and the […]
This post is sponsored by King School. Please support our sponsors. At King School, we seek more than achievement for our students. We open minds and spark courageous thinking. Every day, our students discover and forge their unique paths to excellence, as we teach, guide, and cheer them on. Because when we set better standards […]
Traumatic childhood events may have long-term effects on the developing child’s mind and body. Many mental health conditions, such as ADHD, depression and substance abuse disorders, as well as medical issues, including certain cancers, high blood pressure and cholesterol, appear to be influenced by childhood trauma.
David Read Johnson, PhD, Co-Director of the Post Traumatic Stress Center in New Haven, will review the scientific research, describe cases from his clinical experience, and offer guidance on how families can use this information to avoid treatments that do not work or are not needed.
Dear first-year teacher, Welcome to the profession. I know it’s been a few weeks since you officially started, but I was too busy getting my kids (and myself) ready for the school year to get this post finished sooner. During this whirlwind, I saw you setting up. You turned the key in your new classroom […]
With summer sadly winding down, I can’t help but apprehensively anticipate the next adventure for my family. Kindergarten. Public School Kindergarten. Oh boy…Where do I even start? We held back our twins a year (they were born at the very end of the year) to give them extra time to develop. We had a great […]
As a teacher who also tutors in the summer, I know how important it is for kids to keep up some level of academics when school is out. Summer slide is real and as kids get older, it gets harder to snap back to school in the Fall. Luckily, my 8 year old son doesn’t […]
Like many families, my children’s bookshelves include books by both Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle. Did you know that we have two museums dedicated to these authors/illustrators within driving distance of Fairfield County? Whether you’d prefer a day-trip or a night-away, we highly recommend visiting them both! The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum The Amazing World of […]
I can go anywhere Friends to know, and ways to grow A Reading Rainbow! I can be anything Take a look, it’s in a book – Reading Rainbow If you are singing along to this once popular show song, Reading Rainbow, you’re probably also smiling and thinking of some amazing books this show introduced you to. […]