“Is today another computer school day?” As soon as I said yes, my son flopped back down against his pillow and pulled the covers up over his head. “I don’t like computer school!” I curled up next to him and peeled the covers back. “I know. Maybe you’ll get to go back soon.” Back in August, he started virtual kindergarten. While we were hoping for a “normal” start to … [Read more...] about The First 20 Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Barely Hanging On
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What’s Really Draining You: Zoom Fatigue, Or Mom Guilt?
"Another Zoom??" said my 7-year-old daughter, rolling her eyes as I emerged from the office after three calls that morning. "Yes, but I promise I'll be done soon for the day, and I'll take a look at your schoolwork." "You have too many calls, mommy. I guess you just don't have time for me." Ouch. Way to stick it to me, but I couldn't blame her. And I was too tired … [Read more...] about What’s Really Draining You: Zoom Fatigue, Or Mom Guilt?
How Many Times Can Someone Take the Plan B Pill?
The Plan B pill is emergency contraception that can be used up to 72 hours after a birth control failure or unprotected sex. Plan B is Levonorgestrel taken in two doses 12 hours apart. Women over 18 can purchase Plan B from their pharmacist without a prescription, making it a safe and accessible option when you are concerned about the possibility of pregnancy. Learn the risks … [Read more...] about How Many Times Can Someone Take the Plan B Pill?
Autism and On-Line Etiquette
Autism and On-Line Etiquette My son is an on-line gamer. Recently, he’s been playing this Risk-like game that takes place in Europe and can be a multi-player game. He likes doing the multi-player because he can occasionally get a player or two from Europe. The game can have up to thirty players at a time. He likes the possibility of playing with gamers from Europe … [Read more...] about Autism and On-Line Etiquette
15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent
You want to be a happy parent—but your countless responsibilities make this goal challenging! Don’t lose hope just yet. I have a list of 15 things that keep you from happy parenting. Read through them. Be honest with yourself. Then let them go. Allow yourself to be a happy parent for your child—and yourself! Here’s a list of 15 things you should give up—and then watch your … [Read more...] about 15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent