That First Report Card

What Do Grades Say About Your Child? It is the eve of report card season and this might have you — and your child — shaking in your fleece-lined boots (it’s already feeling like winter out there)! Before you see…

Empower Your Distracted Child

Celebrating Small Victories “I forget things almost instantly. It runs in my family… well, at least I think it does.” — Finding Nemo Parents are frequently frustrated, and often at a loss, when faced with the reality that their child…

Championing September 

Let’s Reframe Our Visions of a New School Year Lindsay Springer,  All summer, I’ve been working on growth. I’ve been working out to grow physically stronger, I’ve been spending time researching reading and writing challenges to grow my knowledge-base and…

How to Actually Get Your Kids to Do Homework

The ABCs of turning C’s and B’s into A’s Picture this: Stevie has a geography test on Friday (today is Tuesday). Stevie gets home from school. He knows about the test but it’s a beautiful day out so he kicks…