When your child acts disrespectful, whether to you or another adult, it feels as though you've been slapped in the face. Children show disrespect for a variety of reasons, according to child psychologist, Dr. Victoria Samuel. Your child may speak back to you if he feels either ignored or that you aren't being fair to him. He may act up simply to see how you or another grown-up … [Read more...] about How to Deal With Disrespectful Children
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We all know divorce creates havoc in any family’s life, especially when children are involved. Moving on after divorce can also be challenging. It’s a time to be very gentle, both with yourself as well as with your children. Chances are, you made a considerable emotional investment in your marriage. Having seen that relationship fail can make you insecure about facing new … [Read more...] about Dating After Divorce: Three Ways To Tell Your Kids You Are Dating Again
Swearing might have a proper time and place, but it can certainly be a red flag in a relationship. Check out what does it mean when your partner curses at you? Automatic Swearing Did you know that swearing can actually be produced in two different parts of the brain? It's true! When someone swears out of sudden frustration, the profanity is usually produced in the part of … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean When Your Partner Curses at You?
Adults with Autism and Travel My son and I discussed our pre-pandemic travel plans the other day. What did we discuss? The summer of 2020, my son, husband, and I had a Europe trip planned. England, Poland, and France. We were very excited about this trip. My son was very excited. He was finally going to go to Europe, one of his dreams. Then, the trip … [Read more...] about Adults with Autism and Travel
Middle school today, gone tomorrow, if only our sons and daughters could understand this statement. My son is in middle school and our lives have changed. Long gone are the days of color pages and birthday invitations. Just as surely as the seasons change, so do the hormones and the moods in our home now. I realize now that at the beginning of the last school year I wasn't … [Read more...] about 10 Things I Want My Middle Schooler To Know