Recently, I was asked to ‘weigh in’ on ‘virtual’ learning as a replacement for ‘brick and mortar’ learning for an elementary age youth — you would think an opinion would be a no brainer. However, consider this scenario. Yo are a kindergarten student who has graduated from a stimulating preschool filled with blocks and activitiesContinue reading Distance Learning is in the best interest of WHO?
Obviously on all of our minds first is our family. We provide a roof over their shelter, meals, and any and everything else that comes to mind. However, the one thing we sometimes forget is that one conversation. Discussing the concepts of pandemic & protests is difficult, at best. What words are correct, and whichContinue reading Pandemics & Protests with Kids: Normalized Conversation
Community behaviors are under attack to discourage people from flying in airplanes, encourage internet vs actual transport, commuting, and etc. The question to ask ourselves: Is embracing this “new normal” of no social contact one that you want to encourage and be a part. True, you and I may find we have limited choices inContinue reading the New Normal: Really?
It’s naive to think there isn’t the limited chance of corona virus or other infectious disease appearing in the great outdoors — however, one predicts it’s far below in possibility of infecting large groups of people since there are no large groups of people. At least not in wilderness treatment programs. It’s the same smallContinue reading Companionship is important against any community based health issue!
A potential big heartache for any family choosing to use a welcoming treatment program is disappointing outcomes. That said does it need to be, or are disappointing outcomes avoidable? ANSWER : Mistakes are avoidable. The #1 reason for failure happens when parents ‘go it alone’ and take the word of the facility, don’t ask the rightContinue reading Treatment programs and avoiding disappointing outcomes…