In their quest to discover the truth about where my heart really lies, my children are sneaky. Consider this: a fight with my daughter that ended in her declaring that she feels like I hate her. I respond by telling her all of the things I love about her, ending with the line, you’re the best thing that ever happened to me. At this, the tears miraculously stop. The … [Read more...] about Sibling Rivalry: Convincing My Kids I Love Them Equally
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I recently read an article that says that parents should not kiss their babies on the mouth, because it can be "sexual" or "stimulating." Well, look at this: Here is why I think this is fine. And not just me, plenty of other people think it's fine, too. People are hypocritical. In this article, a woman says that kissing kids on the lips is creepy, but … [Read more...] about Kissing Kids on the Lips: Fine or Not?
Here’s a great twist on traditional hamburger sliders that won’t leave you feeling sluggish! These Buffalo Egg Salad Sliders are just 160 calories a piece and packed with protein to keep you feeling satisfied - yum! Ingredients (makes 4 servings) 4 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped (We use Eggland’s Best because they contain 25 percent less saturated fat than … [Read more...] about Buffalo Egg Salad Sliders
Get this: U.S. teenagers now spend a whopping NINE HOURS A DAY using media. That’s more time than most spend sleeping, learning, or hanging out with us. The nine hours includes watching TV, videos and movies, playing video games, listening to music, and checking social media. New research shows that some 13 year olds check social media 100 times a day. Girls spend 40 minutes … [Read more...] about Three Tips To Help Tame Our Kids Tech
A Difficult Autism Experience I recently spoke with an AutMom who had this experience… Her nine-year-old son with autism attends a local elementary school. For about a year or two, her son was having difficulty with an obsession—a peer. A girl peer. Her son was convinced that this girl was his girlfriend. He was in this girl’s class for a year, and the next year … [Read more...] about A Difficult Autism Experience