The Power of Attitude & Beliefs in Individualized Education Programs

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Attitude & Belief(s) from various stakeholders in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team can have a massive impact on the IEPs. The A & B(s) manifestations are quite insignificant initially as these are invisible. With time it gets inherited from one tier to the other and gets carried to gain power incrementally. Later upon reflection, this A & B(s) was square 1 along with other factors. Becoming aware – of their existence and their mechanisms in the IEPs will be significant for IEP implementations. Thus A & B(s) play a pivotal role in IEPs. Positive A & B(s) from team members( parents, teachers, Director and therapists etc.) would reflect as skills acquisitions and growth while Negative ones can cause slow-limited gains in the IEPs, unless these dynamics are changed. Read More

A Smooth Move To The City With School-Age Children

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Moving to a new city is one of the most stressful life events you can go through and when you’ve got school-age kids in tow, it can be even more of a strain. So, how do you ensure your kids quickly settle into their new home? Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

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Hello, Mom’s Choice readers! Thank you for joining us for yet another interview in our series. For this interview, we were able to speak with Laurie Hollman, Ph.D., the author of the MCA award-winning book Playing With Baby: Research-Based Play Birth To One Year. In Playing With Baby: Research-Based Play Birth To One Year, Dr. Laurie Hollman explains to her readers the dozens of stimulating and imaginative ways infants play from birth to one year. Multiple illustrations in words and pictures are backed up by fascinating cutting-edge research about how play promotes infants’ development and a secure attachment between mother and baby. This interview is packed with crucial information and a must-read for new mommies! Keep reading to find out more about Laurie and her award-winning book, Playing With Baby: Research-Based Play Birth To One Year! Read More

Interview with Mom’s Choice Award-Winner Lori A. Reichel, Ph.D.

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We were lucky enough to chat with Lori A. Reichel, Ph.D., the author behind the Mom’s Choice Award-winning book, Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty. Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty is a great tool for any parent looking for easier ways to communicate with their children about conversations that can sometimes be uncomfortable. Keep reading to find out more about Lori and her informative book, Common Questions Children Ask About Puberty.  Read More

Moms Make Art, Too

For artistic mommies, it can be hard to find the time or inspiration to make art around the daily grind and busy schedules. Here are our tips for rekindling that artistic fire. No matter what your hectic schedule may look like, at the end of the day moms make art, too! Read More

Six Tips to Help Kids De-Stress

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Sometimes, we (and I do mean we) get so busy with ensuring that kids meet their grade-level benchmarks, that we forget that kids are not at all immune to stress. Just because they’re younger, just because they don’t pay the bills, doesn’t mean they don’t experience anxiety. Below are six tips to help kiddos tap the reset button. Read More

Essential Mom Tips to Overcome Anxiety

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Anxiety can become a massive hurdle in your child’s enjoyment. Instead of dismissing their feelings, give them your time. Do not think these feelings will get better with time. Just like other illness requires treatments, anxiety too needs to be treated with useful tips. All your child need is your support and love. Once you apply these tips, observe the positive changes in your child. Be gentle and kind to them. Read More

5 Simple Steps In Choosing Your Child’s Daycare

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It’s never a simple undertaking while picking childcare for your little one. Letting go is really a hard thing to do for a parent. What’s more, your little one may cry when its time to get on the bus and head out to preschool. If you keep in mind some important tips and steps, picking a preschool ought to be a breeze. Furthermore, you will feel glad in realizing your youngster is off to a place where he or she can learn some essential skills. Here are some suggested ideas for picking a preschool or childcare. Read More