The Freak Out!

Have you ever been so unbelievably irritated at someone but, instead of having it out with that particular individual, you instead let your frustration build and eventually freak out in front of someone in your family or someone else you feel close to? I know I’ve been there!

The question is… why do we do this? Well, believe it or not, there are some reasons!

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The Importance of Keeping it Black and White

Ah, us humans sure like to talk! Many of us like an explanation for EVERYTHING (myself included!) However, is this necessary for us or the kids we are insistent on providing the explanations for? This may depend on the type of thinker we are conversing with!

Presenting concepts and explanations to the individual with Autism or anyone else that is a black and white thinker can be challenging. 

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But WHY is my child NOT reading at grade level?!?

Why is my child NOT reading at grade level? Wow! This is a burning question that way too many parents have and has been one that I have been asked so frequently in my career. I hated that I never had an answer for this question when I first started working in the school system. After staring blankly at parents far too many times, I made it one of my life’s missions to find answers. Not only that, this especially hit home when I started


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Ah, the Teacher Life!

Ah, the teacher life! It’s the life so many people simply dream about! Working only 6-7 hour days, every stat holiday seems to have extra vacation days around it, and a full 2 months off every summer! Wow, that must be a fantastic and relaxing life!

teacher in blissful state

Let’s peek into a typical teacher’s blissful day…

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