Tag: Parenting

Moms in the Morning

  It was a short night when the alarm went off this morning but I didn’t dare snooze it more than once.  There is just too much to accomplish before that “finish line” of the bus’s arrival. It’s pajama day.  It’s C (of A-F) Day.  And it’s a Thursday.  Pajama day means that everyone can wear pajamas and bring quarters… Read more →

Creating a Safe and Functional Backyard for a Child on the Autism Spectrum

  By Danny Knight Home safety precautions are always important when children are around. For kids who are on the autism spectrum, safe surroundings are essential, especially in the backyard where kids can get into all kinds of trouble. Pay particular attention to behavior that’s your autistic child is most likely to exhibit. For example, if he likes to explore and… Read more →

Teaching Kids About Empathy

I often get frustrated when talking to other parents or teachers about children’s education, as so much of the discourse revolves around ‘academic’ and ‘school’ learning.  It’s great that our kids can learn about science with STEM toy before they’re toilet-trained, but no one ever seems to talk about helping children to develop truthfulness, a sense of justice or empathy.  Children… Read more →