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Kids And Power Struggles: Part 1

Heather Bragg  |  November 30, 2016

Recently, my boys have struggled with a few things that are pretty common struggles for children...sharing, following directions, wanting an endless supply of new toys to name a few. And with the holidays approaching, presents and STUFF are a major …

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The #1 Stress-Buster For Parents

Heather Bragg  |  November 2, 2016

When I was 25, I moved back to Chicago and lived with three Jewish guys. (I found them – and the apartment – because one of my closest girlfriends lived below them.) It was kind of like that MTV show …

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The Myth of “Normal”

Heather Bragg  |  October 16, 2016

 Recently, my friend Haley - an occupational therapist and fellow mompreneur - and I were in a workshop for women in tech. The workshop facilitator asked the two of us (since our businesses are similar) about the most commonly-asked question …

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Parent-Teacher Conferences…Are You Ready?

Heather Bragg  |  September 29, 2016

  It can be the best of times, it can be the worst of times. I’m talking about parent-teacher conferences. Often, we get feedback that our child’s behavior or learning are not meeting expectations. Let’s look at the common issues… Behavior Many teachers start …

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Should My Child Use A Calculator For Math Work?

Should My Child Use A Calculator For Math Work?

Heather Bragg  |  September 19, 2016

  This is one controversial topic for parents and teachers. Whether it is a calculator, multiplication chart, “word wall” for spelling, or any other tool, we are often hesitant to let our children become dependent on a “crutch”. But these tools can …

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