Category Archives: School

Back To School Tips for A Good Start to the School Year

It’s “Back To School” season, and we all want to start the year off on a good foot, so how can we do that? Here are some great tips for a great start to your school year: Start Routine Early Some kids can handle getting back to the “school routine” just a week or so […]

Bus and Bus Stop Safety Tips for Your Child As We Head Back To School

Bus and bus stop safety is just something we need to educate our children on every year as they head “back to school”. Safety in school is a concern for all parents. But what about on the way to and from school? Many parents send their children off to school on buses or other means […]

Facebook Live Show #2: “Don’t View Our Kids Through A Deficit Based Lens”

On our 2nd Facebook Live Show, we have a discussion on why we need to help the IEP team and society as a whole, not look at our children through a Deficit-based lens. The way an IEP is designed and implemented to be meaningful, as well as effective is based on which lens the team members use […]

Announcing…..A New Facebook Live Talk Show – Down Right Capable

So excited to share this new collaboration with my friend and parent of an awesome child with Down Syndrome Brian Herndon. We are excited to announce our new Facebook Live Talk Show Down Right Capable Show. This show was created to help change the way others view Down Syndrome, by highlighting their capabilities rather than their disabilities. […]

Sharing About Down Syndrome In My Son's Classroom

I love speaking to children about Down Syndrome, especially my son’s classroom. The children are genuinely interested in learning about it. Which means they want to learn about my son, their peer. After I introduce myself to the class, I then bring my son up to share with his class that he has Down Syndrome. I […]

Back To School – School Lunch Essentials

Here are some of my favorite picks for “School Lunch Essentials”: 1) Good Lunch Bag: Discovery Lunch Bag by LL Bean – $19.95 Check out the reviews: “Bought two of these three years ago and cannot say enough good things about this lunch box….” “We’ve had this lunchbox & the matching backpack for 4 years now. […]

Back to School Nutrition – Why It Is Important for Your Child’s Success at School

School nutrition is one of the single most important factors when it comes to a child’s development. Proper nutrition is essential for children to succeed in school. By feeding your children a proper diet, you are helping them to be able to function properly in school in addition to fostering their growing mind and bodies. […]