Career & Technical Education: Insights from Language-Diverse Families

In October 2021, our parent organization, the Federation for Children with Special Needs spoke with nearly 500 parents and caregivers in 9 languages, to learn about their questions and ideas for improving awareness of career, vocational and technical education (CVTE)....

Cell Phones Part 2: Establishing Rules Around Devices

Once you’ve decided that your child is mature enough to handle the responsibilities of a cellphone, it’s time to establish some rules. Here are a few guidelines to keep in mind when creating rules around cellphone usage. 1. Focus on parenting, not monitoring Remember...

Cell Phones Part 1: Is Your Child Ready for a Cell Phone?

The modern era has introduced a new milestone for middle schoolers: a young person’s first cell phone. But what age is the right age to get a cellphone? How do you know if your child is up for the responsibility? And what do you do if your child’s friends have...

Self-Regulation Activities for Young Children

To hear Mathu read this post, click here   Between the ages of 2 and 6, we humans undergo one of the most dramatic developmental shifts of our lifetimes, transforming from infants into children. This huge change naturally leads to “big feelings,” and children of...