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Cooking, cleaning, running errands, juggling work with the daily school carpool - does this sound like a typical day? Moms, we do so much to keep our family happy and healthy, but it's important to remember to take some time for you.
It's difficult to squeeze in a regular workout routine when you have children; the gym is too expensive, home equipment is difficult to keep safe, and between the morning school run and the evening bedtime routine there's little chance to get a room in the house to yourself for some quality exercise.
Exactly what does danger look like? Does it wear baggy jeans, graffiti tees, wife beaters, hoodies, hats to the back, gold chains and gold teeth or urban gear? Does it use slang or Ebonics? Does it live in poverty stricken areas and rely on a welfare system?
What does safe look like? Is it dressed in a fine suite, fancy footwear and a uniform adorned with titles? Does it live in a big nice house or a mansion? Does it drive a nice car and speak well?
The following is a guest post by Dr. Brad Johnson, Author of “Scared Skinny No More”
Open any magazine and undoubtedly you’ll find a story highlighting some celebrity's recent weight gain.
“That is the one thing I asked you to do today and you screwed it up! I am so disappointed in you! I cannot believe you forgot the blankets! What else were you doing?! I am not happy with you, not at all! I am not happy, not happy!”
My daughter is turning eleven next week. Let me just say that again, because I’m not really sure that I wrote that right. My daughter is turning ELEVEN next week.
Our galactic vessel has landed on the rocky shores of May 2013, and it’s strange territory indeed. Oh you may ask, what happened to those nice Druid Beltane and May Day festivals?
This fracas of Saturn and Mars will start off the early days of this month with a clash of symbols, i.e. the impulsive son, whose restrictive and disciplinarian dad is taking him to task.
Every parenting self-help primer seems to stress how important the ages 0 to 5 are for children’s development.
Every once in a while I like to revisit some classic autism-related characteristics. This time I’m going to revisit obsessions.
Recently, I was reminded that my son always seems to have one or two obsessions. One of the latest ones I find very interesting and it makes me love him even more while also reminding me of one of the hallmarks of his diagnosis... autism.