Tag Archives: parenting

Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Forget Family Movie Night. Try Family Move Night

Forget about Family Movie Night. Replace a sedentary evening with your kids with Family Move Night! Who needs the added calories of pizza and buttered popcorn while lying on the …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy Halloween!  Today marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes from Halloween …

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Does Your Child Play Outside Often? You May Be Too Over-Protective

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card of Physical Activity for Children and Youth takes a landmark position on fitness for kids and active, outdoor play revealing that kids are not playing …

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The Importance Family

Now that the Holidays are over and the new year is almost upon us, everywhere you go, you see happy families spending time together.  So, in honor of the Holidays …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy (almost) Halloween!  This week marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes …

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