A Year of Giving :: September – Syrian Refugee Crisis

If you’ve been following along, you might know that I’ve decided to donate a portion of the proceeds from my store to a different charity each month. My original goal is to do this for a year, but I hope to be … Continue reading

A Year of Giving :: August – Childhood Cancer Research

  Have you ever had a thought that you first write off as crazy, but that it just keeps popping into your head and nagging you over and over again? So each time, you try to think of a million … Continue reading

Counseling Connections :: Shopping Addictions

One of the things I love about having a blog is the ability to connect with readers about issues that are important to them. I’ve had the opportunity to get to know teachers, parents, school social workers, and other counselors and … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Strategies for Working With Students Who Self-Injure

Last week, I talked about several myths surrounding self-injury. This week, I want to follow that up with some information about some of the warning signs of self-injury, as well as what you can help students who self-injure. Warning Signs of Possible … Continue reading

Awareness :: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Today is Self-Injury Awareness Day. Many people choose to wear an orange ribbon, write “Love” on their arms, or draw a butterfly on their wrist. The ultimate goal of the day, however, is to break down the common stereotypes surrounding … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Anxiety Disorder

This summer, I’ve been writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry describes the disorder, gives practical strategies for improving success at school, and … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Depression

This summer, I’ve been writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry describes the disorder, gives practical strategies for improving success at school, and … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Bipolar Disorder

This summer, I’ve writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry will describe the disorder, give practical strategies for improving success at school, and … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Autism

This summer, I’ve writing a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry will describe the disorder, give practical strategies for improving success at school, … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: ADHD

During this summer, I’m going to be starting a blog series focusing on several different disorders that affect children at school: ADHD, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, and ODD. Each entry will describe the disorder, give practical strategies for … Continue reading