4 Smart Strategies for IEP Meetings

Whether you’re headed to a parent-teacher conference or a formal IEP meeting for your child with ADHD, it can be intimidating to feel like it’s you against the rest of the team which may consist of teachers, administrators, guidance counselors, and specialists. Here are four things I wish someone had told me when I was […]

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How to have a conversation after a school shooting

The day after the Parkland, FL school shooting, I started a blog post. I’ve spent hours poring over articles with the facts and with opinions about everything from gun control to mental health to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). I got curious what the statistics actually were on mental health and violence and the effectiveness of […]

How is school going? #womenslives

I’m trying to be positive and enjoy the fact that pushing our most volatile child to school has dramatically changed the daily atmosphere in our house for the better. However each interaction with the school leaves me reeling. “She has been super cooperative for me.” Of course she has. You’re not a safe person in […]