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Parenting Pointers: The Most Helpful Tools of 2013

Having children is truly a wonderful experience. Nurturing them and watching them grow induces feelings that are simply too wonderful to describe.  However, parenting also has its dark side. From changing diapers at 3am to watching them fall as they...

Cyber Alerts, Internet Security, Smart Phone, Parents and Kids

Cyber Alerts for Parents & KidsBe Prudent When Posting Images OnlineWith the explosive popularity of smartphones and social media platforms, sharing photos has never been easier. Millions of pictures are uploaded to the web every day, and camera-...

Fruits, Vegetables, and Pesticides – Infographic

Proper nutrition impacts physical health, but more importantly for growing kids, it impacts brain health and functioning. Eating right can bring about more energy and influence positive results in school and concentration.Fruits, Vegetables, and Pest...
by Easy IEP Help on Oct 19, 2011

World Teachers’ Day 2011 and Walk to School Day 2011

World Teachers' Day has been celebrated since 1994 and it celebrates the teaching profession and promotes international teaching standards. "Hike it. Bike it. I like it!" is the slogan for this year's Walk to School Day.World Teachers’ Day 2011...
by Easy IEP Help on Oct 5, 2011

Teaching Kids About Aspergers and Other Disabilities

The schools should spend part of a day educating kids about the various learning disabilities that they will no doubt encounter with their peers.Teaching Kids About Aspergers and Other Disabilities is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts...
by Easy IEP Help on Sep 20, 2011

Accurate Thinking For Parents, Teachers, and Students – Or, What Was on the School Answering Machine

Years ago I had seen a YouTube video about an absurd, but hilarious video of a school answering machine message to parents with a very sarcastic tone. It was on the machine of the Maroochydore High School, in Queensland, Australia. Yesterday it came...
by Easy IEP Help on Sep 14, 2011

Lunchbox Ideas – Banana Notes

I used to leave little notes on napkins when I'd pack a lunchbox or send snacks to school with the kids. Leaving lunchbox notes on bananas is much more fun.Lunchbox Ideas – Banana Notes is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:Signs...
by Easy IEP Help on Sep 12, 2011

Chocolate Milk in Schools – Infographic

Being an infographic junkie, I was happy to find this one outlining the Facts About Chocolate Milk in Schools.Chocolate Milk in Schools – Infographic is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:How Stress Affects College Students ̵...
by Easy IEP Help on Aug 29, 2011

How Stress Affects College Students – Infographic

Today's college students are more stressed than ever before. This infographic shows how and why.How Stress Affects College Students – Infographic is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:Top 10 List of Most Controversial Books of 20...
by Easy IEP Help on Aug 25, 2011

How to Break Bad Habits and Create Good Habits

Most habits are created more easily than they can be broken because once the pathway of the habit is set in the brain it must be replaced with a new or different pathway. If you fold a piece of paper and make a crease, it is very easy to make another...
by Easy IEP Help on Aug 17, 2011

Child Safety Recalls and The Power of the Internet

But today, we have the internet and with it comes access to information and resources that previously took hours or days to find. And that brings a slice of sanity and relief to all the parents who worry so much, but can now find the answer to at lea...
by Easy IEP Help on Jul 27, 2011

Some Say Parents Are To Blame For Lack Of Good Education

We currently have a rousing debate in this country about how best to educate our children. On one side we have schools and teachers and on the other we have education reformers.Some Say Parents Are To Blame For Lack Of Good Education is a post f...
by Easy IEP Help on Jul 7, 2011

Nothing Brightens Your Day Like Kids Laughing

Kids laughing after being sprayed with a misting bottleNothing Brightens Your Day Like Kids Laughing is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:Tips For Getting Kids To Read...
by Easy IEP Help on Jul 4, 2011

Help Schools, Teachers and Parents Understand Learning Disabilities

Just as special needs children must work harder and longer to complete schoolwork, so must their parents.Help Schools, Teachers and Parents Understand Learning Disabilities is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:Understanding Learning&n...
by Easy IEP Help on Jun 30, 2011

Top 10 List of Most Controversial Books of 2009 – Infographic

There have always been controversial books and "Catcher in the Rye" is usually tops on the list. Some of these books made sense to be on a "banned books" list in the 50s and maybe 60s but times have changed.Top 10 List of Most Controversial Books of...
by Easy IEP Help on Jun 15, 2011

Mindfulness Can Help With Attention in School

I first heard about Mindfulness at a learning conference years ago and was fascinated by the process and potential for living, or "being," in the present moment. I'd been practicing it myself for years without knowing it's name - every night while dr...
by Easy IEP Help on May 12, 2011

Helicopter Parents Lighten Up With a New Book

I think we're all a little guilty of being too strict with our kids but it's for their own good, right? Maybe it is, but as the book, "Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)" ponders, it might turn them into adults without confidenc...
by Easy IEP Help on May 10, 2011

How Many Texts is Too Many Texts?

Parent Open House at our school happened last week and one of the big topics among parents was, “How Many Texts is Too Many Texts?” You’d think we’d all be concerned about how our kids were doing in school and what they’...
by Easy IEP Help on May 1, 2011

Easy IEP Help News on April 28, 2011

Bullying of Kids with Disabilities: How One Young Man Took Back Control April 28, 2011- As a parent of children with learning disabilities, bullying because of a disability is always a big fear. Everybody needs to be educated about how to recognize t...
by Easy IEP Help on Apr 28, 2011

NASA Earth Day Video Contest 2011

NASA Earth Day Video Contest 2011 on YouTube - Follow on Twitter at #NASAEarthVidNASA Earth Day Video Contest 2011 is a post from: Easy IEP Help Related IEP posts:Autism, PDD-NOS Research Video Easy IEP Help News on March 29, 2011 Easy...
by Easy IEP Help on Apr 22, 2011


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