“I felt like people treated me differently when I was overweight; they didn’t take me as seriously or respect me,” says Jennie, describing her weight loss transformation. Now she says, “I feel alive. I have my confidence back!” A year ago, Jennie weighed almost 200 pounds — and she needed a change. “I totally hated taking pictures. I would always be the one with the … [Read more...] about How These Moms Won Big Bucks for Losing Weight!
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Okay, here I go… So, our son is a teenager, and he’s very interested in this election. A few months ago he began to ask questions. I answered his questions to the best of my ability. When he asked me how I felt about things, I told him. I told him how I felt about one candidate verses the other. He also had to watch the first debate (his history teacher made it an … [Read more...] about Autism and Politics
Children are blank canvases who can absorb an astounding amount of information at extremely young ages. As they grow and develop, education should be their main focus. You may notice that different children respond to school in various ways. Some children excel at advanced levels, whereas other kids misbehave and earn poor grades. It's critical to teach your children about the … [Read more...] about How to Teach the Importance of Education to Children
Myths about Autism - Part Two In this blog, I'll continue to debunk some common myths about autism. Myth #7: Autism only happens to boys I remember reading in 2004 that autism was more prevalent in males, and that if a female has autism that it has a tendency to be a more severe form of autism. That is certainly not true today, and it possibly might not have been … [Read more...] about Myths about Autism – Part Two
Our child has been to numerous sporting events ever since he was a baby. We never let autism get in the way of taking him with us to a sporting event (or anywhere public). Especially a baseball game. My husband attends a fair number of Dodger games each year and often takes our child. Our son is now twelve and is finally beginning to appreciate watching the game … [Read more...] about How to Explain Negative Cheering to a Child with Autism