GUEST BLOG POST: Create an Effective Homework Space for Your ADHD Child by Joyce Wilson


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can hinder your child’s ability to focus, create goals, prioritize their work and stay organized. But did you know that you can actually help combat the symptoms of ADHD with a well-designed space for school projects? A workspace free from distraction can keep kids on ...

Helping My Son Make the High Self Esteem Grade by Robin Gorman Newman


 My son, who recently turned 12, transitioned into public middle school this year, and it's been nothing short of challenging in more ways than I ever would have anticipated.We've had to change his classes, deal with the departure of a new teacher, bring in a learning specialist, create strategies for ...

Shedding Light on Learning Differences and How You as a Parent Can Help Your Children: Interview with Learning Specialist Dr. Odey Raviv by Robin Gorman Newman, founder, MotherhoodLater.com


As anyone parenting a child with learning differences knows, it takes a village, and the question becomes how do we create our village? What can we do to best help our kids do their best and build self esteem in school and life? This is the million dollar question, and ...

Acronyms of a Different Nature by Dana M. Spincola


     Each day I am more amazed at the number of acronyms that are commonplace among literature, speech and through social media—LOL! As a former school administrator, I was drenched in educational acronyms such as KWL, CCSS, APPR, PARCC and SLO. (Secretly, I am somewhat relieved for those to ...

GUEST BLOG POST: What Do I Really Want for My Children? by Dr. Ned Hallowell


On some days you might quickly reply, “I just want them to clean up their rooms, do their homework, and obey me when I speak.” On other days, when you are caught up in the pressures your children are feeling at school, you might desperately reply, “I just want my ...

GUEST BLOG POST & BOOK GIVEAWAY: A Different Take on Kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD & Autism by Anne Maxwell, LCSW, RPT-S, author, Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?


Has your child been diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, OCD and/or Autism? Were you told that it was a disability? Do you wish that your child could simply be “normal” and yet at the same time, do you love him utterly for who he is? Do you wish he could just ...

Book Reviews: ADHD Titles & Giveaways by Robin Gorman Newman


If you are parenting an ADHD child, as I am, and especially as they start to get older and understand more about how their bodies feel and are able to express, having them read books that offer explanation and also engage and amuse are great finds. I'd like to share ...

Forensic: Fortitude to Finale – by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


Here I am, three years later, still trying to fight for custody of my son in my divorce battle. This divorce is most certainly going to go down in the record books. It will probably be the divorce the the decade. Especially because at the rate it is going, my ...

Addendum to Letdown of a New School Year: Anger Management 101 – by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


As an added note to today's post, I received a call from my son's school today that he "didn't feel well." The school nurse knows my son well enough that any physical complaint of his is typically more so an emotional one. She didn't feel it necessary for him to ...