Elopement is a terrifying word for a parent of a child with autism, and even more so for parents of children who lack verbal skills.
Each year when I send my daughter off to her first day of school, it hurts. Like physically, in my gut, hurts. My breathing feels shallow. My heart seems to skip beats.
It's easy to make rookie mistakes during your parent-teacher conference, but follow these simple rules and you'll have an easier school year.
When we started our potty training journey with my son, I thought that starting early, well before kindergarten was a good idea...
It's summer, time for a break and a recharge, but summer can be hard for parents—kids are home and want to be entertained. How do you avoid the dreaded summer slide?
As a parent, I struggled with whether I helped too much with homework, nagged too much or was being naïve in taking their word when they didn't have any.
I desperately wanted my kids to have an easier time dealing with the world than I did. But they've taught me so much.
Homework. There is something about that word, years after I finished with school, that still sends shivers down my spine.
Two of my kids are transitioning to new schools this years. They're not anxious about academics, they're worried about losing friends.
Parenting a child with ADHD can feel a bit like you’re walking in the dark—you tiptoe around, unsure of what you will come up against. Sometimes you may say or do something to set...