Holiday Hijack

Allison Lam Attention, Classroom, Core Learning Skills, Development, General Information, Homework, School, Uncategorized

Don’t Let the Holidays Hijack Your Child! Keeping kids on track all the way to winter break Happy Holidays!  The calendar has finally caught up with the TV commercials.  So what does that look like for kids still in school for one more month and families still dealing with homework? Younger children get increasingly excited.  Teens get busy with social …

Stop the Homework Battle and Get Your Confident Child Back

Allison Lam Anxiety, Attention, Classroom, Core Learning Skills, Development, Executive Function, General Information, Homeschool, Homework, Learning Challenge, Learning disabilities, Poor grades, Poor organization / study skills, Poor reading, decoding, spelling, Reading, School

Stop the Homework Battle and Get Your Confident Child Back   This is my, “I hate homework face!”   If homework is a battle in your home, you probably see some version of this face on a fairly regular basis at homework time, though I’m guessing it’s not this orange! Parents just like you, exhausted by the struggles with homework …

Parent Teacher Conference Tips

Allison Lam Anxiety, Classroom, General Information, School, Social Skills

  Parent Teacher Conference Tips Conference time can create all kinds of anxiety for parents. It’s not your turf. You’re not sure what to expect. Here are a few tips: Go in prepared. Have your questions or concerns written down. Build rapport from the start by sharing something your child likes about the teacher or the class. Assume the teacher …