"Another Zoom??" said my 7-year-old daughter, rolling her eyes as I emerged from the office after three calls that morning. "Yes, but I promise I'll be done soon for the day, and I'll take a look at your schoolwork." "You have too many calls, mommy. I guess you just don't have time for me." Ouch. Way to stick it to me, but I couldn't blame her. And I was too tired … [Read more...] about What’s Really Draining You: Zoom Fatigue, Or Mom Guilt?
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The Secret Benefits of Quarantining with a Newborn
Every day in the US, an average of 10,000 babies are born. Moms who give birth during this time are elated that they have accomplished one of life's best milestones. In the past, this would be a time for family and friends to pitch in to help and celebrate the joys of a new family member. Instead of thanks to the challenges of social distancing, many new parents are isolated … [Read more...] about The Secret Benefits of Quarantining with a Newborn
How to Repair Scratches in Glass Tabletops
Glass tabletops are gorgeous, yet you quickly discover that even simple actions such as putting a cup of tea on top of it create unsightly scratches. Whether you have obvious marks created by your kitten’s paws, or your kids can’t seem to stop sliding their toys across the coffee top, it is a relief to know that most scratches in glass are repairable with a little effort and … [Read more...] about How to Repair Scratches in Glass Tabletops
What Causes Autism?
Here’s the way I see it (plus some information on a recent study on genes). Let’s approach the question differently. What does NOT cause autism? I have long held the belief that the MMR vaccine did NOT cause my son’s autism. I believe there are over 200 studies that debunk the idea that the MMR vaccine causes autism (sorry, Jenny McCarthy, you backed the wrong … [Read more...] about What Causes Autism?
101 Ways to Make a Difficult Divorce Easier on Your Children
The following is a list of things you can do to make your children's lives easier after a divorce. Read these tips as reminders of what you and your co-parent should be doing to ease the stress of divorce on your children. Remember that the reason why you should do these things is that if you don't your children will join the ranks of those who become emotionally hurt by the … [Read more...] about 101 Ways to Make a Difficult Divorce Easier on Your Children