Back-to-school jitters are normal every fall, but as families prepare for the beginning of the2021-2022 school year, these typical worries are colliding with fresh uncertainties about theongoing COVID-19 pandemic, leaving children and parents more anxious than usual. Returningto school as the pandemic stretches on may… Read More »Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID
There are many people that from the outside looking in appear to be living their best lives. Yet for many of those people the reality is that their picture perfect life is just an illusion.
Academic activities are not often at the top of your child’s summer agenda, with the distractions of outdoor activities, time with friends, video games, and vacations. If a child is not academically engaged over the summer, the content gained throughout the school year can be… Read More »Tips for Parents to Avoid Summer Learning Loss
For all the reasons we had wanted to say goodbye to the year 2020, one good outcome of the year was that so many individuals and groups were encouraged to–and some actually accomplished–“finding their voices and being heard.” The year saw a resurgence of courageous… Read More »New Year New Voice
Juggling kids’ lessons and homework as well as your own work can be overwhelming. Due to COVID-19, students from kindergarten to college have been forced to swap smartboards for Zoom, much to the chagrin of parents now forced to step in as surrogate teachers. For… Read More »How To Best Support Your Child As They Take On Learning From Home
The Covid-19 quarantine may have started as an opportunity to slow down, to reconnect, and to spend quality time with family. Perhaps it has also been a time to focus on things that previously time had not allowed. But with no end in sight, life… Read More »The Quarantine Struggle is REAL….
Before you set yourself up for failure, and the self-loathing and depression that is sure to follow, consider how realistic your goals are, and who you’re doing them for. Here are some tips to help you set realistic goals and accomplish them without stres