With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, many women are feeling the dread of what can be a very complicated holiday. This year, let’s be mindful or ourselves and our friends who might need a little extra TLC on Mother’s Day. 1) Women struggling with fertility If you’re still waiting to hear the word “mama”, this day is going to sting and do whatever you can to just get … [Read more...] about Surviving Mother’s Day
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I am an anti-bullying Mom. I have turned into a hard core advocate after walking into my daughter’s suicide attempt due to brutal bullying. Anti-bullying became my cause, and I fought it tooth and nail. I would call out bullying whenever I saw it. Every Single Time because even ONE instance of bullying is too much. We preach a lot to our kids to be kind, to be brave and … [Read more...] about Are We Teaching Our Kids How To Be Bullies?
Autism and Respect Fifteen is such a tough age. There’s so much going on at this age. So many pressures and changes. Even your body doesn’t feel right half the time. On top of all of this, some fifteen-year-olds, naming ours, struggle with some basics. Autism presents challenges in communication and social situations. How to appropriately react to … [Read more...] about Autism and Respect
Jerry Seinfeld once said that “a two-year-old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.” And that phrase is permanently etched into my mind. Have truer words ever been spoken about toddlers? Because he’s right, of course. We all have to be slightly mad to get through the phase of parenting a toddler. Sure, we become accustomed to … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons Parenting a Toddler is an Exercise in Insanity
3-Year-Old Birthday party ideas are going to be a bit different than the first or second because your toddler can likely grasp the concept of her birthday now. Use something that your child enjoys or loves as the theme or inspiration for her party to ensure she has a memorable birthday experience. Themes Your 3-year-old has likely developed a favorite character or TV show … [Read more...] about 3-Year-Old Birthday Party Ideas