My friend has a hard time getting her pre-teen daughter to exercise. She would rather watch her favorite movies and shows than to go outside after dinner. Her daughter is not overweight, but my friend wants to instill the importance of forming a habit of exercise at a young age. I suggested that instead of forcing her to go to the gym with her mom on the weekends, make it so … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Kids To Exercise Without Realizing It
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I am an anti-bullying Mom. I have turned into a hard core advocate after walking into my daughter’s suicide attempt due to brutal bullying. Anti-bullying became my cause, and I fought it tooth and nail. I would call out bullying whenever I saw it. Every Single Time because even ONE instance of bullying is too much. We preach a lot to our kids to be kind, to be brave and … [Read more...] about Are We Teaching Our Kids How To Be Bullies?
To Keep Pedaling It was a Tuesday. I had been married about a month and a half. I got up early to ride my stationary bike before work. My husband was getting ready to go to his office. He got a call from a friend. “Hey, you should probably turn on your TV. There’s something going on in New York City.” My husband came to me, turned on the TV next … [Read more...] about To Keep Pedaling
A Difficult Autism Experience I recently spoke with an AutMom who had this experience… Her nine-year-old son with autism attends a local elementary school. For about a year or two, her son was having difficulty with an obsession—a peer. A girl peer. Her son was convinced that this girl was his girlfriend. He was in this girl’s class for a year, and the next year … [Read more...] about A Difficult Autism Experience