“Mom, can I Uber home instead of you picking me up?” Eight years ago, this sentence would not have made sense to any parent anywhere. These days, “Uber” is both a noun and a verb, and a way of life for people in urban and suburban areas from San Francisco to Sydney. Some parents consider cell-phone enabled ride services a godsend -- an inexpensive, convenient, safe way to … [Read more...] about How Kids Can Use Ride Services Like Uber and Lyft Safely
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My son has been in a social skills group since he was three years old. When he turns thirteen this year, he will "officially" age out of this group. What is social skills group? Social skills group is a structured play group with four to six children who are relatively near each other on the autism spectrum. They have two facilitators who strive to encourage the group to … [Read more...] about Aging Out of Autism Services
The trouble continues for celeb couple Brooke Mueller and Charlie Sheen. In December, Sheen was arrested after the couple had an argument on Christmas Day. Recently, Mueller announced that she was entering rehab for substance abuse problems.The latest reports say that Child Services were called to Sheen's house where he lives with Mueller and their two sons. Details have … [Read more...] about Child Services Visit Charlie Sheen’s Home
Can a women get pregnant if she is not ovulating. Technically, no. According to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, an egg must be released from a woman's ovary for pregnancy to occur. This process is called ovulation. During ovulation, a mature egg is released from the ovary and travels down the fallopian tube where it becomes available for fertilization. If ovulation … [Read more...] about Can a Women Get Pregnant if She Is Not Ovulating?
Summer is drawing to a close, and we are getting our kids ready for back to school. So we asked our mom friends if they had any questions or concerns about their children’s safety. Here are a few of the top concerns: Question #1: Walking to School My child will be walking to school this year. He is in 5th grade and I want to give him safety skills without scaring him. … [Read more...] about Back to School Safety Tips for Parents