This week, my son, EJ, and I are on vacation from our regular structured routine during the work week. While some families plan months in advance for their vacations, I just planned it from the... Read More
Summer is half way over in 2017. Six weeks have flown by and now the countdown begins as school starts for many children in less than thirty days.
Before I ramble on about today’s topic,... Read More
The year was 2007. My oldest was three and change, my youngest just two months. It was March and still cold and blustery outside. The baby was in the vibrating bouncy seat in the TV room... Read More
The first annual event of “Women in Baseball Week” is from July 24th to July 31st, 2017 across the US. A.J. Crash Richard created the idea this Spring to honor girls and women playing... Read More
Are you thinking about returning to work after taking time off to take care of your kids? Grab your journal or notebook and a pen and start by answering the questions below.
Returning to... Read More
It is Mid-July with several weeks before school starts. Is your child bored already? How do they spend their free time when not engaged in structured activities such as camp and/or enrichment... Read More
Be Aware of the Summer Slide!
School is out and summer is here. A great time to go on vacation with your family and to play with your friends. As a child, I remember clearly how I spent... Read More
Are independent schools required to provide accommodations and interventions specified in formal psychoeducational evaluations such as extended time or do they have a choice in what... Read More
Choosing the best summer camp for your child can be an extremely daunting task, particularly in Westchester where there are hundreds of camps to choose from. These camps vary greatly, from their... Read More
A Q&A With Backyard Sports Founder Danny Bernstein
We all have those special memories of playing sports as a child that are forever engrained in our minds. The crack of a bat as it... Read More
Many students struggle with academic anxiety. Educators often observe that performance anxiety can interfere with the learning process as these students tend to shut down and not ‘hear’... Read More
Children who have been classified as learning disabled and who attend public school receive special education services in school. Assuming that learning disabled children receive help for their... Read More