Sadie Swims: A Lesson in Overcoming Your Fears

This past summer I was engaged in one of the toughest negotiations I have experienced to date.  No, it was not sitting around a boardroom table, or in front of a zoom screen — it occurred while standing waist-deep in a swimming pool, waiting for my daughter to swim off the steps.  

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5 Ways To Help Your Child Increase Their Executive Functioning Skills

Children are still developing their executive functioning skills and find it challenging to prioritize, organize, manage their time, sustain work and attention, regulate their emotions and keep track of their responsibilities. These skills are crucial in order for children to develop independence and the overall ability to better manage themselves and yet we often overlook teaching them.