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Early Bird Nightmares: Coping With Kids and Daylight Savings Time

Back before you were a parent, the end of daylight savings was a welcome relief to pitch black mornings. An extra hour of sleep is more valuable than gold, especially post parenthood. Enter Sweet Bundle of Joy who doesn’t share your affinity of snoozing and also has a set, circadian rhythm that doesn’t magically readjust …

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How to Raise a Musical Child

When it comes to educating children, a lot of focus is placed on practical skills like reading and math, which are undoubtedly important. But we should raise our children to be well-rounded individuals, and this involves teaching them forms of creative self-expression. While different kids have different talents-some are good at drawing, some can dance …

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When Perfection and Homework Collide

Does your child erase and redo homework over and over again until it’s just right? Is anything less than 100% not good enough?  Welcome to the world of perfectionism, where unrealistic expectations are daily and unrelenting. Perfectionists engage in frequent hypercritical self-talk, bringing themselves down and creating a whole lot of stress within the family. …

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A Look at ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. The parts affected control concentration, attention and impulsivity. A child with ADHD can behave as if ‘up in the clouds’ or seem ‘dreamy’ or is hyperactive ‘always on the go’. They are unable to pay attention. The child finds …

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Homeschooling with Autism

Another TOS Crew friend of mine, Wendy brings us a heart-wrenching story about how her Autistic  daughter is treated by the general public as well as great ideas! ~Kelli Hey, Lady, Do Ya Need Some Help? I’ve read several of the guest posts here over the last few weeks, and so many of them have …

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