Buying holiday gifts doesn't have to wipe you out, mentally or financially. The best advice we can offer you for spending less and easing the stress of buying holiday gifts this year is to GET ORGANIZED. Here are some tips to getting your holiday gift lists organized so you can not only keep your sanity at the end of the day, but some pocket cash, too! Immediate Family Your … [Read more...] about How to Spend Less on Holiday Gifts!
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Last week I discussed an issue with some friends of ours and their autistic teenager. The child had lost a cell phone for the second time within three weeks. This time, the phone was hidden within the child’s backpack and the backpack was put down in a “secure” area. The parents contacted the school and set up a meeting to discuss the missing cell phones. They now … [Read more...] about An Autism-related Puzzle – Part 2
I am sending my son to a summer camp at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center for two weeks. This is the first time my son has been to a “real” camp. What did my son do during the previous summers? My son was always in an Extended School Year program. The idea behind children with autism attending ESY programs is to give them some structure during the long summer break. Many … [Read more...] about Autism and Summer Camps
A day does not go by without story after horrible story of child abuse in the news. We don’t know how you feel about it, but it seems to us it’s getting worse. As Child Safety Experts and Co-founders of KidSafe Foundation, our mission is "to educate adults and children to prevent child abuse." However, after teaching over 30,000 children and providing our seminars, … [Read more...] about What You Can Do To Prevent Child Abuse
When I went back to work after my twins were born, I felt tremendous guilt. Granted it was only 20 hours a week, with a good chunk of that working from home, but the guilt was real. Shouldn’t I spend every waking hour with my new babies? Wouldn’t a good mother want to stay at home with her infants? Did going back to work make me any less of a mother? Mom guilt is real. … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Let Go Of Mom Guilt