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Kids frustrating you? Before you (over)react, “CHECK” yourself!

July 6, 2018 5:12 am

  As parents, we’ve all been there.   You told them: “Be careful, you’re gonna break it!”…aaaand it breaks. You’ve said: “Hurry up or we’re gonna be late!”…aaaand they don’t hurry…aaaand you’re late. You’ve yelled: “You’re going to hurt your brother!”…aaaand he gets hurt.   Patience: Gone. Blood: Boiling. Brain: RED!   It’s at this… Read More

“Attention Seeking”: Is that a fair judgement?

May 12, 2018 10:17 pm

A para-professional, friend, and overall wonderful person explained to me in school one day that the child I was working with was “attention seeking”. Seeing an opportunity, I showed her exactly WHY this child was NOT ATTENTION SEEKING. We gave him all the attention he needed. He called the shots. It was a complete disaster… Read More