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Don’t assume, ask–a rule to live by by Barbara M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 13 Dec 2013 9:11am When I was a kid, maybe fourth or fifth grade, one of the highest honors you could get was to be chosen as a school crossing guard. Remember those kids? They would wait with the professional guard and help others cross the street, take care of stragglers, all that sort of thing. At Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Euclid, Ohio, in ord ... Read on »
Reliving the Fourth Grade by Beth F. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 9:32pm As part of national education awareness week, the parents in our neighborhood were invited to stop by our kids' classes so we could observe how they were progressing. My son's visit was a cinch - I popped by during a Thanksgiving brunch and shot the breeze with the other moms and dads who broke away from work to spend some time with their kids w ... Read on »
Tales of a Fourth Grade......well, sadly, recess by Tara M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:16pm "Judy Blume has often shocked the delicate sensibilities of stuffy parents worldwide with her straightforward tell-it-like-it-is young adult books containing sexual situations. When I was a kid though, Judy Blume meant only one thing. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. One of my favorite books, written incredibly well, it captured perfectly what it ... Read on »
Good Teachers, Long-Term Effects and Test Scores: Don't Call the Principal Yet by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 09 Jan 2012 9:27pm Not enough Milk Duds or popcorn in the world to watch this one. Good teachers make a difference.   There's now more proof of the benefits according to a new study of 2.5 million elementary and middle school students tracked over 20 years.  Economists at Harvard and Columbia found evidence that having an effective teacher, a s ... Read on »
Why violent people don’t get mental health treatment by David M. Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:16pm There have been questions recently about why violent or potentially violent people do not receive mental health treatment to reduce their potential for violence. Some professionals have told us that the mentally ill are no more likely to become violent than anyone else. I have said this myself and it is largely true. But not for the reasons we ... Read on »
Parents: Communicating the Reality of CF to your Child by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am My parents filled me in on the details about CF gradually, rather than dropping a big "by the way, it's terminal" bomb on my head. Here are some thoughts I can share that may ease the burden of telling your child about the harsh realities of the disease. I've broken them down by age group. Kindergarten - Third grade: They explained that ... Read on »
Jenny, 4th Grade, Hospital Visit and a Small Houseguest by Julee Huy Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:18am (Ignore the jam on the face ok?) Jenny was on Good Morning America today. You can see ithereif you missed it. She did a really great job! We had a nice day today. The boys and I have been playing outside and working on coloring and counting and reading books lately. It's been fun and they're happy and willing learners so that is ... Read on »
Son to Surgeon Father: "I Don't Have Autism Anymore." by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 12:00am Below is the start of an article from The Delaware County times in Pennsylvania. Take note how an allopathic doctor, a surgeon, has helped recover his children with autism.  Remember, surgeons FIX THE BODY - that's their mindset, unlike the traditional docs who "treat" autism, who at best, tinker with the unknow ... Read on »
3May 21, 2009Thursday Thirteen: Thirteen Books I Have Recently Read by Lana B. Facebook Posted Thu 21 May 2009 12:00am 1. Good Night Moon – I have it memorized so I let the baby to chew the book while I recite it to him. 2. Green Eggs and Ham – Would you like to read it? Would you like to read it in a box, with a fox wearing those ugly socks? Would you like it here, would you like it there? I am SO tired of reading it everywhere! 3. Super Fud ... Read on »
The Great Thing About Parenting Children With Special Needs by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 3:13pm Parenting kiddos who have special needs always has its ups and downs.  I think it goes without saying that we all, as parents of even the most "typical" children, have had our share of heartache and frustration. I don't want to talk about any of that today.  I want to talk about one of the really great parts of parenting my children. It's the ... Read on »