Author: Cherice

One Way to Reduce Anxiety About Pandemic-Era School

If you and your children are lucky enough to have super chill personalities, this next statement doesn’t apply to you.   For the rest of us, these are very stressful times.     As of this writing in June of 2020, many of us feel the weight of the world on our shoulders.   We …

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Letter Recognition for Struggling Readers

Have you ever typed an address into your GPS and thought to yourself, “Well this is silly.  I’ve already driven to this place a gazillion times before.  Why don’t I know how to get there on my own by now?”   No?  Not you?  Okay.  Even if you can’t relate to the question that I …

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Printable Grid Maze for Kids: Track & Color the Bees

These days I call my house The Bug House.   My home is only a few years old.  Nearby construction stirs up plenty of bug habitats.  Plus, a vacant field across the street means that I live steps away from a giant safe haven for creepy crawlies.   Yay, me.   If it’s not the …

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Children’s Book Review: The Rabbit Listened

Sometimes when a friend of ours is going through tough times, we don’t quite know what to say, or what to do, or how to help.   That’s why this sweet, sweet children’s story is so relatable.  It also happens to be librarian-recommended.   Librarians typically really know their stuff, so you know it’s a …

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3 Ways That Kids With Learning Differences May Benefit From Quarantine

As we look for the good news during the great quarantine of 2020, you might be surprised that children with learning differences may finally catch a break.   Check out 3 unique possibilities for our very unique learners.     Benefit #1: Spotlight on the Effects of School I’ve heard countless parents share stories of …

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Reframe Your Struggling Learner’s Destructive Thinking

One of the most powerful beliefs that I think we can have is the belief that we get to choose our own beliefs.  We get to think whatever the heck we want to, good or bad.   When we recognize that thoughts don’t simply happen to us, that we are not at the mercy of …

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