Developmental Concerns

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...
Sleep and Brain Development in Preschoolers

Sleep and Brain Development in Preschoolers

By Guest Bloggers from Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies of Greensboro A preschool child’s sleep is one of the most important topics to cover when talking about brain development. Getting enough sleep will not only improve your child’s mood, but will also improve their...
When the Life You Didn’t Plan Becomes the Only Life You Want

When the Life You Didn’t Plan Becomes the Only Life You Want

By Guest Blogger Jessie Tucker Mitchell A couple of weeks ago, on one of those record-breaking warm March afternoons, I decided to take my baby for a run.  (Okay: I ran downhill and walked uphill, but that’s beside the point.)  While pausing at a redbud to let my...