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4 Tips for Talking to Kids and Teens About Racism and Social Unrest

Over the past few months, our world has changed in profound ways. The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching and are now occurring in tandem with the quest for racial justice. The convergence of these events has made our… Read More

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Raising Awareness: The Reality of Foster Care

Friends, it’s Foster Care Awareness Month! It’s a time when we remember that foster care is the everyday reality for hundreds of thousands of humans in this country. From kids in care to biological families. From foster families to social workers. From… Read More

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Parenting a Child with Special Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you have a child with special needs, you may be asking: what is normalcy for me, my family, and my child during this time? Over the course of the last few weeks, life as we know it has drastically changed. Daily… Read More

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Helping Your Child Through Grief

Over the past few months of counseling kids, I’ve experienced firsthand how their emotions have shifted. First, they were anxious about someone they loved coming down with COVID-19 or catching it themselves. Once the government started the shelter-in-place orders all over the… Read More

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Parenting (and Teaching) a Child With Special Needs During COVID-19

On March 16, 2020, I posted a photo of my wife, Jenna, and me with the caption: “Here we are! After 20 years, @jnascott and I have come out of teacher retirement for the Scott Family School of Social Distance Learning!” #covid_19… Read More

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6 consejos para educar en el hogar para principiantes

¡Vivimos tiempos locos, amigos! Para la mayoría de nosotros, eso significa que tenemos que posponer la vida normalmente-programada hasta nuevo aviso. También significa que muchos padres serán responsables de supervisar el aprendizaje en línea de sus hijos en el futuro previsible. Si… Read More