The Face of Modern Slavery

Normally I write about children with learning disabilities, and what we can do as parents to help our children. However, I came across this video in a link to an article in the NYT, and felt it was imperative to help increase people's awareness about this issue. I...

Problems in School: Part 2

I talked in my last post about my first grader's problems in school. In this post, I’d like to share with you what solutions I worked out to help her. As I mentioned, the teacher’s main complaint was N.’s behavior during the first period of school. So this is where I...

N.’s First Day of School

  Today was N.’s first day of school! In our part of the world, school starts at the end of October. Also, since kindergarten here isn’t considered real school (although they do learn their letters), their first real day of school is first grade. N. was pretty...