Using an IEP Binder for Learning and Attention Issues

Learning and attention issues come in all shapes and sizes. No two kids are alike—they all process differently and need their own specialized type of help. All children, however, need adoration, reassurance, and support. For kids with learning disorders and attention issues, positive reinforcement can help ensure that they emerge with a strong sense of self-worth, confidence, and the determination to keep going even when things are tough. Having seen firsthand family members who have struggled through learning and attention issues—I am very aware of how important it is to…

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Foreclosure Is Scary: Get Help Before It’s Too Late

  You spent your life planning, working and living. Doing the things you love. Building irreplacable memories with your family. All the while, your house became a home. Your home is probably one of the first things that you ever purchased as an adult. And maybe you didn’t even realize at the time just how significant that purchase would be. Sure, it was a big purchase, a big financial decision. But it is so much more than that now. A home is where important life memories are made, where family…

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The Reality Of Missing School And Chronic Absenteeism

For many of us school really just started – and not a moment too soon! I know you know exactly what I am talking about. That small celebration that goes on in your head after the school shopping is done and you cry a few tears after dropping them off for their first day back. FREEDOM. Even if just for a little while. Or maybe you are like me and you had one more quick trip, that was work related, but also meant a quick and fun vacation for the…

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#RealityCheck! Child Passenger Safety Week

I am sure at some point in your life you have heard someone say “No one used car seats in my day, and we all turned out okay.” That may be true—but I think I will take raw data over anecdotes from people “back in the day.” Wouldn’t you? It is simple, really—car crashes are a leading cause of death for children one to thirteen years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. Those are the facts….

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After 72 Years – It’s Still Only YOU

If you are one to keep up with national news, you have no doubt seen the chaos and devastation that the wildfires are causing across seven different states. Thousands of acres burned, families who have lost their homes, and even people who have lost their lives. We have all heard the message of Smokey Bear–he has been telling us to prevent fires for 72 years now. His message is just as important now as it was back in 1944. Smokey Bear’s message about wildfire prevention is the center of the…

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