Is staying at home with your children, instead of working outside the home, really a job? This was the topic of discussion on The Today Show with Al, Willie and Tamron. A blogger mom wrote a blog post recently that is causing quite a stir of emotions among the stay at home mommy community. In her post, she stated that "Being a stay-at-home mother to your own kids is not a … [Read more...] about Is Staying At Home With Your Kids Really A Job?
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Have you been struggling to lose weight? Are those last 10-15 pounds clinging on for dear life? Are you a Mom who has lost hope that the rest of the baby weight is ever going to come off? I understand! I too thought the extra weight I was still carrying around years after having my children was impossible to lose. It felt like my only option was to make peace with the changes … [Read more...] about It Really IS Possible to Lose the Baby Weight: An Inspiring Recap of The Gunnar Challenge
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
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