How often do we hide our stress? Sometimes we think that revealing our stress shows we are weaker, angrier, or less pleasant to be around. While stress is not healthy, hiding it is even worse. We need healthy outlets for our stress — cooking, exercising, reading — and we need to know how to identify […]
For kids of all ages, mealtime can be difficult. For some, once they get a taste for foods like pizza, hamburgers or chicken nuggets, everything else pales in comparison. Picky eating is common for children, and it is especially so for those children with special needs. This can be tied to unhealthy weight gain, which […]
The pandemic has thwarted schedules, upended our goals and plans, and seemingly altered daily life for the foreseeable future. We all know this: one year into living through COVID-19, we continue to feel the impact of the pandemic as we do our best to move forward. Perhaps no group has felt this change as acutely […]
As stores and restaurants slowly start to reopen, we at The Phoenix Center know there is still a long road ahead of us before the world returns to anything resembling “normal.” Part of continuing to social distance means learning at home, and we know that a lot of this education often happens online — a […]
Now, as this pandemic has asked parents and families to play a more active, at-home role in their children’s daily education, we as a school would like to step up and offer them some tips and resources to help not only their children but also themselves.