For the world, the unattainable question is: “What is the secret of the universe?” For the parent, it’s: How can I raise happy children?” In reality, there is no single answer or way to make your kids happy. Every child has a different personality and different needs you’ll need to address. Happy children grow into happy adults, which makes starting young on this character … [Read more...] about 6 Secrets to Raising a Happy Child
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Seems like every time I turn around one survey after another is asking me about my income. Even my church seems to care how much money I make! I find it amusing that not once in the past 43 years have I ever been asked how much money I save. And – at the end of the day – isn’t that a more relevant number? It’s time to stop thinking only about the amount … [Read more...] about Put Your Money To Work!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. People around the globe are involved in efforts to raise money for this cause - and one we especially love is the pink party®, founded by Elyse Walker. Elyse has raised over $6 million dollars through her annual pink party®to support Dr. Beth Y. Karlan, MD and Cedars-Sinai … [Read more...] about Interview with Elyse Walker: Founder of Pink Party
The following is a guest post from Ann Millan, author and mother of an adult child with autism. Ten fingers and ten toes As a new mother, you have hopes and dreams for your child. You hope your child will be delivered with ten fingers and ten toes. You hope your child will cry, giggle and burp. You hope he or she will crawl, walk and eventually run. You even dream your child … [Read more...] about My Daughter with Autism’s Journey to Independence
About a year into my child's social skills group, me and few other parents began to talk. There were five kids in our group. When the kids are in a session, the parents wait in the lobby. This particular facility allows the parents to leave during this time. Sometimes we go shopping or for a walk. Often, we stay. We read or write on a laptop (that would be me) or we talk. This … [Read more...] about Social Skills Groups For Kids With Special Needs