When Your Child is a Forgetter/Part Two: A Tale from the Realm of ChatGPT

In Part One, our tale of woe ended with “What could work?” True confessions, that was nine posts ago, so clearly I forgot to follow up, which is the topic of this post. I thought I’d have fun with a writing partner this time. Part Two is a collaboration between Chat GPT and me. Enjoy...
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Watch and Read List: Maximize Joy-Uncover Success Tools-Bring Skills to Life

One of my favorite things to remind people is that it’s never too early and it’s never too late to get started making a difference. Prime happier, more joyful holidays with videos and books that will boost you now and as you ring in the new year! What if you could give practical, engaging gifts...
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Why Telling Your Child to Feel Proud of Their Work Can Backfire

Let’s set the scene. Like many super-involved parents, you’ve been checking the school portal, keeping up with your child’s daily performance. There it is. You’ve been waiting for this moment. On the page before you is proof that your kid can be a high achiever. It’s a big jump in the English grade! You may be...
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Lazy, Uncooperative, or Executive Function Challenged?

Just because your middle or high school student Misses or has trouble following directions/forgets what to do. Tantrums about things that appear fairly minor and manageable to you. Melts down instead of expressing feelings and frustrations. Moves from task to task, or looks for distractions but doesn’t complete the original task. Mixes up assignments/forgets to...
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