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What is a Functional Behavior Assessment?

What is a Functional Behavior Assessment?

(And Why Does it Matter to My Child?) Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) are probably most often found on the charts in the Special Education department at your child’s school. However, they are great tools for all parents and educators – even for the brightest and most adaptive kids in the classroom – because even those […]

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3 Tricks Kids Play on Us

3 Tricks Kids Play on Us

And How to Avoid being Tricked Again There are times in our lives as parents and caregivers when our kids amaze and astound us with their abilities to get what they want, or avoid doing what they don’t want to do. Actually, this type of creativity can be a sign of critical thinking, something that […]

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Top 7 Most Embarrasing Places For Your Kid to Have a Temper Tantrum

Top 7 Most Embarrasing Places For Your Kid to Have a Temper Tantrum

Let’s face it, every kid is going to throw a tantrum at some point, and it will undoubtedly be somewhere embarrassing. Whether it’s the first time it has ever happened, or the one-hundred-and-twelfth, it results in parents wanting to A) hot foot it to Mexico, solo, B) run and hide but take your kid with […]

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How to stop your child from hitting– Alternative Discipline Methods

How to stop your child from hitting– Alternative Discipline Methods

Being hit, even by a three year old, is not fun, to say the least. It is even less fun when it is a special needs child that is doing the hitting, because it’s a safe bet that the typical discipline processes are not going to work. In my house, we are in the middle […]

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How to Prevent a Temper Tantrum in Public

How to Prevent a Temper Tantrum in Public

We have all been there, though some of us pretend we haven’t. We are at the grocery store or some other very public place and our child throws a temper tantrum. Maybe it’s because we wouldn’t let him get that extra pack of Ho-Hos, the blue Race-cart is missing a wheel, or maybe he just […]

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Preventing Toddler Disobedience

Preventing Toddler Disobedience

I had a parent ask me a question today that really made me stop and think. I was standing in Target, telling my son that we were all done playing with the toys, when a parent who watched as my son proceeded to ignore me said, “Oh, so your son’s in the “NO” phase now […]

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Talking To Toddlers Review

Talking To Toddlers Review

I just had the very good fortune of reviewing the program, Talking To Toddlers, and was incredibly impressed. Here’s why: I personally think that the number one goal of us parents, even when our children are still toddlers, is to be preparing them to one day be on their own and shoot for their dreams. […]

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