Tag Archives: ADD

Let’s talk about ADHD (a letter to my teen-aged self)

You’re not an airhead, space cadet, or dumb blonde. You have ADHD.  Dear Teenage Katie, Lately you have been starting to believe the joking jabs from your peers and even adults in your life, but I am here to tell you that you are neither a “space cadet” nor a “dumb blonde,” despite your hair color and all of the… Read more »

Parent teacher conferences & what really matters

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This month, parents across the country tentatively step into their child’s classroom for a teacher’s progress report during parent-teacher conferences. As a parent who once was a teacher, I know what it feels like to sit on the opposite side of the desk. My hands were shaking with nerves at my first conferences, but I quickly found out how the… Read more »

I get it.

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