Why parents are not allowed to pack for the kids during summer trip camp

During Summer Trip Camp Parents are not allowed to pack for the overnight trips. We teach the kids how to pack for the trips and teach many other practical, executive functioning strategies to build independent skills. When you do things for your child that they can learn to do on their own they are missing … Continue reading Why parents are not allowed to pack for the kids during summer trip camp

Boys require different interventions than girls around social conflicts

Boys don't say "I feel" to other boys... I started working with Tyler in 6th grade. Tyler is sensitive and emotionally articulate. While he wanted to be part of a group of boys at school he sometimes found it difficult to tolerate the normal back and forth "roasting" that boys in middle school do. He … Continue reading Boys require different interventions than girls around social conflicts

This week in Middle School How to Hang Out

This weekend during How to Hang Out we: -Talked about the context of relationships and what makes someone a "gaming friend", school friend or friend. -Discussed at how guys in middle school form friendships -Introduced the concept of going from school/activity friend to friend -Walked on the beach, got some food and had a multi-flavor, … Continue reading This week in Middle School How to Hang Out