Is Autism Different in a Small Town? I’ve lived in the Los Angeles area for twenty-eight years now. Over half my life. I had my child when I was thirty-six. A year and change later, we were taking him to a regional center for evaluation for autism. We received services soon after, and off we went. Again, this is in the Los Angeles area, a huge city that’s quite … [Read more...] about Is Autism Different in a Small Town
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“Mom, can I Uber home instead of you picking me up?” Eight years ago, this sentence would not have made sense to any parent anywhere. These days, “Uber” is both a noun and a verb, and a way of life for people in urban and suburban areas from San Francisco to Sydney. Some parents consider cell-phone enabled ride services a godsend -- an inexpensive, convenient, safe way to … [Read more...] about How Kids Can Use Ride Services Like Uber and Lyft Safely
I believe every mom has super powers. Some we exercise everyday, while others lay dormant, waiting to be activated. I’m excited to introduce you to some “supernova” mamas in a series we’re calling MOMMIES DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS, hoping these incredible moms, who exercise their powers for the good of their families and for others, will encourage us all. Fittingly, … [Read more...] about This Mom Co-Founded A Company While Raising Six Kids!
In grade school, we experienced the extreme highs and lows of friendship, and probably broke up with at least one friend as a result. Friend break-ups are tough at any age, and are certainly not exclusive to our school years. But how do you handle a friend break-up between two parents whose kids are friends? I've had my share of friend break-ups over the years, including … [Read more...] about When Mom Friends Fight, What Happens to Play Dates?
Many people were happy when Botox was introduced as an anti-aging product. It immediately gained immense popularity as a simple, non-surgical procedure that could help restore one's youthful glow. With just a few tiny injections, one could enjoy wrinkle-free skin hence feel better about his or her looks. What Is It Used For? Botox procedures are normally performed … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Botox Procedure