Repeat Performance on Autism Live It was around this time last year that I first appeared on Shannon Penrod’s show, Autism Live. Shannon and I discussed how my husband and I first discovered our son’s autism, my short film, “Autism and Cake,” and how I advocate for my son. This second time, Shannon graciously discussed my book, “Remembering Monty Hall,” which was just … [Read more...] about Repeat Performance on Autism Live
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It is almost time for annual performance reviews at many companies. I can already feel the anxiety building as we prepare to receive some “constructive feedback” about our job performance and decisions about promotions and raises. Annual performance reviews are especially stressful for many women. Whether this is due to cultural norms of female modesty or negative perceptions … [Read more...] about It’s Okay to Brag During Performance Reviews
A 36-year-old woman put on quite a show last month at Brooklyn’s Microscope Gallery. She gave birth as performance art. It was called, “The Birth of Baby X.” Inside a cozy area made to look like a bedroom -- complete with a birthing tub, the bed in which the baby was supposedly conceived, a portable shower, a fridge, a microwave oven and other comforts like a rocking chair … [Read more...] about Parenting As Performance Art?
Most single parents want the best for their children despite the circumstances. Although there are an increasing number of single parent homes in the U.S., the effects can often be long-term for kids who are in the care of a single mother or father. When you want to learn about how children are affected by living in a single parent home, there are a few important facts to … [Read more...] about The Negative Effects of Single Parent Homes on Children
“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero Gratitude - or a lack thereof - is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn't looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, “I don’t like this! It’s not what I wanted for my birthday!” or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving