The Success Mindset

The Success Mindset

By Aviva Black of Familial I pride myself on being on time. Back when my college-age kids were in preschool, that meant a lot of wrangling to get out the door. But I was on time! One day, we rushed in a ghastly 15 minutes late. I ran over to Teacher Sue and...
HOW DO THE GREEK-AMERICANS CELEBRATE?

HOW DO THE GREEK-AMERICANS CELEBRATE?

Thanksgiving is a special time of year, wouldn’t you agree? It’s a time for us to take a pause from the busy lives we lead and be thankful for the many things we have been given. Let’s take a moment and just think about those things. I know I am personally thankful...
How to Teach Your Kids Leadership Skills

How to Teach Your Kids Leadership Skills

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”- John C. Maxwell Do you have a teen who is looking for ways to build their resume for a job or college admissions application?  Or, maybe you’re a parent of a child that’s in elementary school, and...
5 Questions That Parents Should Ask at the IEP Table

5 Questions That Parents Should Ask at the IEP Table

Whether it is your first time at an IEP meeting, or you are a veteran at the IEP table, it can be overwhelming, stressful, and anxiety causing.  There are so many items running through your head, and they can be hard to understand.   Most IEP meetings have multiple...
HALLOWEEN:  AN OLD TRADITION

HALLOWEEN: AN OLD TRADITION

Curious about Halloween and how it’s celebrated around the world? Since Halloween is a popular holiday for kids and adults alike, I thought we would visit its meaning right before 10/31 is upon us. Did you know Halloween is the oldest holiday in the world and is still...