Be an Effort Detective

Often, without realizing it, we can undermine our messages to children by focusing our praise on talent and ability instead of effort. As Thomas Edison put it so eloquently, “Genius is one-percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” Edison is right. No Olympic athlete earned a medal on talent alone. No…

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How to Survive the Hustle & Bustle this Holiday Season

Were you watching TV on Halloween night?  I was and before the last of the trick-or-treaters went home I saw my first Christmas commercial.  When I was a little girl the holiday season didn’t begin until Thanksgiving night.  When the dishes were done and the leftovers put away; it was…

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8 Back-to-School Tips From School Psychologist, Dr. Dostillio

March Into Reading Event

CLASP Leap Year Dance-a-Thon

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