During my parenting journey, I had to let go of what my child isn’t and choose to embrace the fantastic and amazing person that he is- challenges and all.
Thomas is a delightful and challenging child. At age 3 it became obvious that he had some serious behavioral problems and developmental delays. We followed the advice of his doctors and started therapy for the developmental delays, hoping it would help his behavior. It didn’t. Eventually we found our way to Tuesday’s Child.
I was skeptical that Tuesday’s Child could help us. Thomas was so out of control, he had been kicked out of preschool and was not welcome at swim class anymore. He was in all the therapies the doctor recommended. Why would this help him when everything else did not? Tuesday’s child helped because it was different.
Estela came to Chicago from Mexico, where she was a Kindergarten teacher, over 11 years ago with her 13 year old daughter, Chantal, and 6 year old son, Sergio. Her son had fine motor delays and exhibited troublesome behaviors at
Tuesday’s Child would like to give a special thank you to Sidley Austin LLP for a generous donation of 50 training tables to Tuesday’s Child. These will make a particular impact in our Behavioral Intervention Parent Training Room! Thank you
by: Cara Gaziano Want to understand the brain science behind why positive parenting works? Want to know why the behavioral strategies taught by Tuesday’s Child are so effective, not only in encouraging compliance and making your home more peaceful, but
by: JoAnne Loper, Director of Parent Education, Tuesday’s Child B4Stage4 – A movement to identify mental health issues early As spring weather swirls around us – rain, wind and thunderstorms – I watch my adult son anxiously read and re-read
National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Utilizing Healthy Discipline to Support Your Child’s Development By: Ashley Brugger, Tuesday’s Child Intern Knowing how and when to discipline your child can be a difficult task. Before discipline should take place, it is important
By: Fran Smith Our goal is to raise children who can deal with life’s bumps and bruises, bounce back from the difficult times and find happiness in “less than ideal” situations. Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg in his book, Building Resilience in
Join Tuesday’s Child at the upcoming Developmental Differences Resource Fair, hosted by the Neighborhood Parents Network (NPN). Sunday, March 8, 2015 10 AM – 2 PM DePaul College Prep (3633 N. California Ave) Register In addition to displaying a booth,
In recognition of National Parent Leadership Month by: Katie Conklin, LPC, Program Director Recently I attended an initial IEP (Individual Education Plan) meeting where mom walked into the room, pulled out a framed picture of her beautiful, smiling little boy