How Being a Parent is Like Using a Shopping Cart

My shopping cart theory. I recently came up with a theroy. A metaphor for life sorta. Being a parent is like shopping at the store. Wait let me edit that. This idea can be applied to simply being an adult with responsibilities. Here me out.    Sometimes I go overboard when I go to Target. […]

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September 14, 2019

A List of Hurricane Preparation for Parents

Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane Preparation: A List for Parents: Your hurricane preparation should be customized to meet your family’s needs.  Hurricane Preparation is Part of Life in the South. I’m talking about big hurricanes that make the national news and little hurricanes no one really remembers. Preparing for a hurricane is different when you are a parent.  Hurricane Preparation Before […]

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March 10, 2019

“Learning to Take Those First Steps: To Push or Not to Push?”

Baby Learning to Walk

“Learning to Take Those First Steps: To Push or Not to Push?” This is a story about when you are teaching a little one to walk, and you’re wondering “Do I push? Do I not push? How hard is too hard?” It’s a situation I find myself in often as a Special Instructor in Early […]

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What Is Special Instruction Anyway?

What Is Special Instruction?

What is Special Instruction in Early Intervention? This is a four part series on the components of Special Instruction according to this Position Statement from Division of Early Childhood. Special Instruction is an early intervention services that focuses on promoting caregiver child interactions and supporting caregivers in learning new strategies they can use to enhance the […]

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What Is Early Intervention?

What Is Early Intervention?

What Is Early Intervention? Early Intervention is what I do. It’s my jam! My role in early intervention is a special instructor. I had intended to write a beautiful and lengthy explanation on IDEA Part C, but I decided other bigger and better writers have done this before. Here is a wonderful site parentcenterhub.org that […]

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March 6, 2019