In this episode, Winnie chats with award-winning pediatrician and author of The Universe Is Listening, Dr. Jill Garripoli Pedalino about the difficult decisions facing parents who are wondering if their kids should go back to school during these exceptional times. Everyone agrees that there are no perfect solutions, but there are several safety and lifestyle measures that can … [Read more...] about #ModernMomMondays: Episode One with Dr. Jill Garripoli Pedalino
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Having a baby often comes with tons of complicated feelings you might not have been prepared for. Having a baby during a global pandemic—well, that’s a category all on its own. You may have given birth alone without your partner. Maybe the doula you spent so much time working with couldn’t come to support you during labor. The village you lined up to help you take care of your … [Read more...] about Managing Your Mental Health As a New Mom During COVID-19
Autism and Small Town America I found this article interesting since I’ve now been to Iowa, plus I wrote an autism-related screenplay about how to raise a child on the autism spectrum when you don’t live near a metropolitan area (which was not … [Read more...] about Autism and Small Town America
Netflix has recently released a new television show called, “Atypical.” What is it about? (Spoiler alert) “Atypical” is about an eighteen-year-old boy with autism. The story revolves around him navigating high school and hormones. He is a super intelligent kid, who has social awkwardness and obsessions. The show also includes other storylines around the kid’s family, … [Read more...] about The TV show “Atypical”
Okay moms, other than what every women would like - more time in the day - what else do we need and want more than anything? MORE SPACE! More space to live, to breath and to simply enjoy life without stepping over random toys or sitting on the sofa full of stuffed animals as our company. Ugh, it’s time to take your life back, ladies! But how, you ask? First let me … [Read more...] about Does Your House Look Like a Daycare? Tackling Toy Storage!