Top 10 Organizing Tips for Parents

Top 10 Organizing Tips for Parents

Disorganization and clutter can make parenting stressful. Eliminating mental and physical clutter makes life more manageable, creates space for pursuing goals and dreams, and allows you to spend more time with those you love.

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Study Tips for Success

Study Tips for Success

It’s never too late to develop good study habits! In fact, they can make the difference between a good student and a great student. Here are our top study tips to help you ace your exams:

  • Use your planner to delineate what specific information you are going to study each day. For example, instead of writing “Study” in your planner, write “Study Spanish vocab. from Chapter 1.” If studying is treated like a specific assignment, it makes it more likely to get done.
  • Use the Skills 4 Life Study Folder. Study your course materials in an organized manner using this 3-pocket folder. This Study Folder allows you to focus on the material you “Kind of Know” and “Don’t Know…Yet” as opposed to studying information that you already know.

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Holiday Gift Guide for Children

Holiday Gift Guide for Children

Due to the positive responses I received last year, I’m excited to share my second
annual holiday gift guide. This guide allows you to choose educational and therapeutic
games, toys, and activities for your children based on the skill sets they would
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10 Strategies for Managing ADHD at Home

10 Strategies for Managing ADHD at Home

Having a child with ADHD can be challenging. Some of the parents I work with are desperate for ways to help manage their children’s symptoms at home so daily life isn’t such a struggle. Here are 10 strategies to help your child be more focused and organized at home:

1.  Kids with ADHD thrive on structure. Create structure in your day by keeping daily routines as consistent as possible. Use checklists and have your child check off completed tasks.

2.  Keep your house organized. Having designated homes for everyone’s belongings helps kids find what they need when they need it, and it makes clean up easier. (more…)

Great Gift Ideas for Kids

Great Gift Ideas for Kids

Are you looking for a great gift for your child?  I’ve compiled a list of educational/therapeutic games, toys, and activities for preschoolers to big kids that I think make wonderful presents. Many games work on more than one skill set, and therefore, may be listed under more than one heading.   (more…)

Holiday Gift Ideas

In the spirit of the holiday season, I’ve compiled a list of educational/therapeutic games, toys, and activities for kids of diverse ages and abilities. Some games work on more than one skill set, and therefore, may be listed more than once. Have fun! (more…)