NACD Coach Note Feb 16, 2021

Hi Everyone, If you haven’t already seen the videos of Coco that his dad, Razvan, posted to our Facebook page (NACD Families on Active Membership), please take a look at it. Coco’s journey since we met him and his terrific parents has not been such an easy one. A huge amount of effort and sacrifice hasContinue reading “NACD Coach Note Feb 16, 2021”

NACD Coach Note Jan 19, 2021

Hi Everyone, While talking to parents last week and hearing some of them remark that their child was really having trouble “getting” something, I was reminded of my own children. My youngest just could not remember the word “could” no matter how many times I flashed it. My son couldn’t remember how to spell “because”Continue reading “NACD Coach Note Jan 19, 2021”

NACD Coach Note: Jan 5, 2021

Hi Everyone, Let’s start off with a clear vision for 2021. There are key components to making progress with your child that include doing program activities correctly and consistently, communicating with your coach when you run into roadblocks which usually include behavior, sleep, diet issues and health issues, and communicating with your coach when youContinue reading “NACD Coach Note: Jan 5, 2021”

NACD Coach Note Week of Dec 1, 2020

Good Morning Families, Although this year our Thanksgiving Day may have been a bit different, we still remember all of the things for which we are thankful. I am most thankful for my children and grandchildren, of course, but I am also thankful for the opportunity to get to know your precious children and to knowContinue reading “NACD Coach Note Week of Dec 1, 2020”

NACD Coach Note for Nov 16, 2020

Good Morning Families, Do you have neighbors who have put up their Christmas trees already?   Maybe you have put up your own.  It’s a clear reminder that the holidays are not far away. In the coming weeks, I’ll give some suggestions for how to handle program with the challenge of the holidays and still have aContinue reading “NACD Coach Note for Nov 16, 2020”

NACD Coach Note Nov 9, 2020

Good Morning Families, Congratulations parents! You are the best teacher your child will ever have and you are not teaching virtually! Just yesterday I heard another parent lament that they really couldn’t be both a parent and a teacher to their child. It always seems like such an odd remark to me. Parenting requires fairlyContinue reading “NACD Coach Note Nov 9, 2020”