Special Topics

Special Topics

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

Current Events | Special Topics

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

Español | Family Life | School Life | Special Topics

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

Family Life | School Life | Special Topics

6 Homeschooling Tips for Amateurs

We’re living in wild times, friends! For most of us, that means we’re having to postpone regularly-scheduled life until further notice. It also means that many parents will be responsible for overseeing their kids’ online learning for the foreseeable future. If you’ve… Read More

Mental Health | Special Topics

Managing Fear and Anxiety During a Health Pandemic

If you’re struggling with how to manage your family’s increasing anxiety about the current public health crisis, you’re not alone. As information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to unfold, many families are experiencing a wide range of thoughts, feelings, and reactions. Employers and… Read More

Español | Mental Health | Special Topics

Manejando el miedo y la ansiedad durante una pandemia de salud

Si está luchando sobre cómo manejar la creciente ansiedad de su familia sobre la actual crisis de salud pública, no está solo. A medida que la información sobre el coronavirus (COVID-19) continúa desarrollándose, muchas familias experimentan una amplia gama de pensamientos, sentimientos… Read More

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Raising Kids Who Will Initiate Racial Equality

When my son was three years old, his school introduced him to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He became completely fascinated with Dr. King, so my husband and I walked with him down an MLK rabbit hole. Well, an MLK rabbit hole… Read More