Please Stop Using Behavior Charts

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Oh behavior charts! How I despise thee! Humiliation Bad feelings Embarrassment Nothing good comes from you! Can we please stop??!? Humiliating Behavior charts are humiliating! Why do some people feel that it is okay to openly embarrass young children that...

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What’s Getting in the Way of Your Child’s Sleep?

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So many kids have a hard time falling and staying asleep.  There are many things that can be getting the in way of a good night's rest. Hopefully I can give you some tips on helping your child get to...

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Tips for Surviving the Holidays with Kids that Struggle

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Ahh the holidays. A time of high expectations and too often, disappointments when things do go as planned.  Surviving the holidays with typical children is challenging enough, but when your child struggles with typical days, the holidays can bring on...

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Stop Punishing Kids For Having ADHD

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I see and read about it every day, parents asking each other, “What consequences or punishment should I give my child with ADHD so that they will…” Parents and teachers are excellent at coming up with punishments.  Everything from writing...

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