Would you let your 17 or 18, or 19-year old daughter, and her boyfriend, share a bed if he slept over your house? Let's back up - would you ever even let your daughter’s boyfriend sleep over your house? About a year ago, my boyfriend’s daughter asked us if her boyfriend, whom we like, could spend the night. We were all going skiing the following morning and it would save him … [Read more...] about A Cautionary Tale: When My Mother Let My Boyfriend Sleep Over When I Was A Teen
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Are you looking for a great gift for the holidays? Something to keep your kids busy while you travel? Boogie BoardTM eWriters are amazing products that will entertain your kids for hours. They can draw unique pictures using the different stylus tools but your little ones can also use it for writing and learning. We keep one in the car and love how creatively the kids use it. … [Read more...] about $100 Amazon Gift Card + Boogie Board Giveaway
"If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges." - Pat Riley Much of a child’s personality is formed by age five. That’s why early childhood learning is so effective. It’s the ideal time for parents to help their children develop life skills, … [Read more...] about Helicopter Mom to the Rescue: 5 Positive Actions to Stop Bullying
Why is it important to discuss autism and law enforcement? Individuals on the autism spectrum sometimes struggle to communicate and/or interact within the community. They can panic and appear nervous. It is the job of law enforcement to contain a situation and/or prevent a crime. If a law enforcement representative cannot recognize the signs/common attributes of a … [Read more...] about Autism and Law Enforcement – Part 1
I’m often demoralized to overhear this criticism about working women: we don’t negotiate. People who deliver this judgment, in my experience, tend to be human beings with limited experience being female: accomplished men in white collar, managerial positions, who shrug off women’s lack of negotiating skills as if absolutely anyone with self-esteem is born knowing how to ask for … [Read more...] about Why Don’t Moms Negotiate Better?