Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Difference Between Dyspraxia and Dysgraphia

Dyspraxia vs. dysgraphia: Both of these learning issues can affect fine motor skills and impact writing. But they’re two distinct conditions, even though they can co-occur in some kids. This chart can help you understand the areas where dyspraxia and dysgraphia overlap and where they differ.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

12 Steps to Gentle Parenting: A Year of Baby Steps to a Happier Family

   It’s been said that it takes twenty-one days to make or break a habit and that change comes easiest and lasts longest when it’s undertaken in small, bite-sized chunks. Those same principles apply when trying to transform your parenting, as well. Simply resolving on January 1st that, from that day forward, you are going to be a gentle parent and trying to change everything all at once is just setting yourself up for disappointment, frustration, and, more than likely, failure followed by that age-old enemy of peace…mommy guilt.