A new normal

A new normal

BY BEVERLY GAUGHRAN-PINCHBECK LCSW-R As I prepared to enter the supermarket, I placed a mask over my nose and mouth and put on my rubber gloves. I was careful to make sure that I had my anti-bacterial wipes to clean the shopping cart. As I browsed the aisle, I stopped...
Going with the Flow

Going with the Flow

Helping Your Child Become a Fluent Reader BY JULIE HELLERLiteracy SpecialistKids! They’re always on the go, and that usually means the faster, the better. Maybe that’s why some students turn away from reading? If young readers have trouble learning their sight words...
Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Habla con tus niños de middle school acerca de coquetear By Janey LeeWith Valentine’s Day approaching, young people may be trying to navigate their feelings. But are their attempts at flirting appropriate?Here’s what I try to keep in mind:Middle school is a hormonally...