Autism and Hotel Fire Alarms Pre-pandemic, my husband, son, and I had a visit to the bay area. We stayed at a fairly nice hotel in downtown Oakland. We had an unusual experience in this hotel, and I learned something about my son. What happened? The hotel has twenty-one floors. Our room was on the twentieth floor. Why so high? Well, we often enjoy the … [Read more...] about Autism and Hotel Fire Alarms
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My daughter, who is nine, keeps pestering me about a cell phone. As in, when can she have one. As in, so many of her friends have them (so many equaling three, and they all have divorced parents who want to be able to call them directly). I keep telling her that we’ll discuss it when she’s older, because right now, I don’t really see the point of her having a cell phone. … [Read more...] about Does My Tween Really “Need” A Cell Phone?
Every 40 seconds someone’s child is reported missing, totaling over 800,000 missing children in the U.S. each year. Whether you are in a crowded mall, amusement park or even your own yard, turning around and not seeing your child induces instant panic. There are steps parents can take to help shorten the time it takes to locate their child should he or she ever go missing, ways … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Your Kid from Getting Lost