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Lisa Allmendinger on December 22nd, 2017

By Kristin Krarup-Joyce Although the holiday season is full of fun activities, it can also be a stressful time for some children (and adults!). Changes in routine, visiting with relatives you may not see often, family dinners with “different” foods can all cause children to feel frustrated. Here is a list of the Top 7 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 8th, 2017

By Kristin Krarup-Joyce Frequently in my job I find myself helping students sort out friendship issues. Inevitably, students will argue about who plays with whom at recess. It usually goes something like this: Friend A wants to play with both Friends B and C, but B and C don’t like each other, and don’t want […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 24th, 2017

By Kristin Krarup-Joyce I recently participated in a webinar on executive functioning presented by Jack Naglieri, Ph.D. I thought I’d share a great strategy that you can use with your child to build executive functioning. First of all, what is executive functioning? Executive Functioning (EF) is a basic psychological process commonly known as planning. In […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 10th, 2017

By Kristin Krarup-Joyce Screen time includes watching videos, movies, and TV. It also includes playing games on any electronic device – TV, cell phone, iPad, gaming systems, computer, etc. Screen time for children under age 3 has been linked to irregular sleep patterns and delayed language acquisition. Sleep disturbances in older children have also been […]

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