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How to Get the Most Out of Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Allison Wedell Schumacher I don’t know about you, but I got a little deer-in-the-headlights at my first few parent-teacher conferences for my daughter. We sat down with her kindergarten teacher, who is about as kind and nonthreatening as a … Continue reading

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When Kids Fear Swimming Lessons, Don’t Just Dive In

By Eric Braun For me, few things symbolize the joy of summer vacation more than a swimming pool. When I wrap my toes over a pool’s concrete lip, gaze at the shimmering blue water, and inhale the smell of chlorine, … Continue reading

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Holiday Tips for Divorced and Separated Families

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. The holiday season can be the most stressful time of the year. Being separated or divorced can create additional stressors and challenges during the holidays. … Continue reading

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Summer Spectrum-Style

A podcast by Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, M.D., coauthors of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Third in a monthly series of podcasts from Free Spirit Publishing. Keeping kids active and safe in … Continue reading

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