Be Back to School Ready!
07/31/2018 ● By Sandy Kauten
The start of the new school year is exciting for some kids, and for others, it provokes anxiety and stress... here's how to smooth out the bumps.Read More »
Is Teasing Bullying?
08/30/2017 ● By Sandy Kauten
Sometimes it's just meant to be funny - and sometimes it's just meant to be mean.Read More »
My Teacher Hates Me!
08/03/2017 ● By Sandy Kauten
When a child dislikes a teacher—or feels disliked by one—school becomes a daily struggle. Fortunately, teacher-student traumas are often highly fixable.Read More »
Talking About School With Your Tween or Teen
10/01/2013 ● By Sandy Kauten
Ideas to help engage your teenager when talking about school and peersRead More »
Why Can't I Read? Reading Problem or Hidden Vision Problem?
01/11/2011 ● By Anonymous
The school year is well under way but some students continue to struggle with reading. Even with the special help at home and at school, the hoped for gains remain out of reach. Parents devote extra time helping with homework and reading yet, out of frustration, might complain, “If only you would work harder!” Teachers use the best curricula available. But, your student falls even further behind, discouragement settles in and the student exhibits secondary behaviors — loss of attention, deteriorating behavior, plummeting self-esteem. Of course there are students who will persist as hard as they can but suffer for it with headaches, stomachaches, anxiety or fatigue.Read More »