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Therapeutic Calendar Time

The Idea: I mentioned in my last tot school post that I have put together a calendar for Monkey Girl and Electric Lady. The set up that we have is really more advanced than I would typicaly put together for … Continue reading

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A picture of RAD

RAD stands for Reactive Attachment Disorder. Two (if not 3) of my kids have this trouble. It basicly means kids never had the change to properly attach to an adult figure (namely mom or dad) and because of this, they … Continue reading

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Active Listening

Something little that has made a big difference in my relationship building with the kids has been to activly listen. I don’t know how often Mr. Hockey (my rambler) has just gone off chatting to me, while I filled in … Continue reading

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Therapy – Structure

Structure is important in any child’s life. With the majority of our kids, it is essential to maintaining peace in our home. On days with less structure, it is almost certain that things go wrong. Someone has a tantrum, someone … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Tuesday – Tough Love

Tough Love. In this house it means sending a kiddo to their room and refusing to get into never-ending arguments. I have a hard time with this since we are trying to build the bonds of attachment with the girls … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Tuesday – Acts of Service

I have been working on the Love Language of Acts of service for the past bit with the kiddos. Things like dropping off someone’s donuts for their class when they forgot them at home, getting a toy out of the … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Tuesday – New Way

Well, my post last Wednesday (Here) had an impact on the way we do things around here. We had a big talk to get on the same page, which was part of our problem. We were both trying our hardest … Continue reading

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