Rant alert. Last week, the new government confirmed, by a historic tie-breaking vice presidential vote, the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Educators, teachers unions, parents, and especially the special needs community were fearful of this woman’s confirmation. Now, it has happened. In my opinion, this is yet another low for a new government that … [Read more...] about Autism and the Future of Education in the United States
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It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there. Colleges are getting more selective every year, and you have to get those scholarships to avoid excessive student loans. Good jobs are getting harder to find, too, unless you constantly perform at the top. Getting that high GPA while managing extracurricular activities- all while keeping a great attitude and avoiding distractions- seems to be … [Read more...] about Silent Assassin: Teen Stress
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!
If you want to lose weight, it may seem that there's a lot of money to spend. Everywhere you turn, there are ads for exercise machines, diet plans, diet foods and weight loss communities. Don't fret if you are on a budget. Losing weight is often a matter of combining healthy food choices with exercise--two things that don't require money.Calorie CountingFor many, counting … [Read more...] about Free Easy Ways to Lose Weight
Single moms usually need jobs that offer some degree of flexibility along with being able to earn enough income to support their families. While some industries suit the needs of a single parent better than others, the tradeoff for more flexible working hours is often accepting a lower salary. Fortunately, there are professions such as working in real estate, sales, public … [Read more...] about Best Careers for Single Moms