Could You Just Please Calm Down?

Sometimes, it’s something tiny.  Sometimes, it’s a little bigger.  But one of the missions of Davis INC.  is the management and prevention of the tantrum.  Now, I know that tantrums are quite normal, especially at the toddler/preschool age.  But in our home, it has turned into a  regular day-to-day occurrence; one that I have to…… Continue reading Could You Just Please Calm Down?

Why Our Middle Has a 504 Plan, NOT an IEP

This past February, our middle was diagnosed with combined-type ADHD.  This simply means that she exhibits concerns with both impulsiveness and hyperactivity, and a struggle with focus and attention.  Having the diagnosis answered many questions I had had for years as to why she was struggling with unfavorable behaviors.  And although it wasn’t affecting her…… Continue reading Why Our Middle Has a 504 Plan, NOT an IEP

24 Questions You Should Ask Your Child’s Teacher Before Back to School Night

                                                       Ready for 1st grade, 2016-2017 Teaching.  It’s a calling, they say.  It must be, for it warrants a crap ton of work for very little pay.  Most teachers…… Continue reading 24 Questions You Should Ask Your Child’s Teacher Before Back to School Night

Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”

It’s 9 am on a Thursday morning and my son is on the floor sulking.  He slept well the night before and ate a pretty well-balanced breakfast just an hour before.  So what on Earth in the middle of the summer could have gotten him into such a funk that his entire body ended up…… Continue reading Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”

Summer, Summer, Summertime…

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” — Jenny Han   Summer is here and in full effect.  If you are a mom, I’m sure you are hearing it… “Mom… I’m bored!”  “Mom, there’s nothing to do!”  “Mom, it’s so hot!”  “Mom, I’m hungry!”  And so on and so forth. …… Continue reading Summer, Summer, Summertime…