Jesica Ryzynski is the mother of four children ranging in ages from three to fifteen. Her work has been featured on Her View From Home, Sammiches and Psych Meds, Parent.Co and Baby Gaga. When she isn’t looking for lost shoes or sneaking chocolate in the laundry room she maintains her sanity by sharing her sleep deprived and honest accounts of parenting on her blog. You can also follow her on Facebook.
Dear people in grocery stores, the teller at the bank, the receptionist at our doctor’s office and relatives: I see you. I see your raised eyebrows as you gaze upon my wild child.
If your child is headed back to school with an IEP, here are some strategies to develop a positive relationship with their teachers, so your kids can have a successful year:
When deep cuts are made to education in Ontario we lose educational assistants. That fact absolutely terrifies me.
All children seem to possess certain skill sets that they are passionately devoted to perfecting. And if those skills were Olympic sports, there would be some serious competition among a lot of kids. Here’s a list of sports most kids would be pros at mastering.
Sometimes being a mom and having your shit together is really, really hard. But it’s become a joke. It’s a joke for other parents, friends and family. I have become the “Hot Mess Mom”. But I’m not one. I’m just exhausted.
A toddler who wants something that you either don’t understand or are not able to provide is very much like a tornado, and you my friend are a trailer park. If you’re heading into the land of toddler, here’s a translation guide that might be helpful.