For decades, the beauty industry has helped shape the narrative around femininity and played a major role in the evolution of consumerism and gender norms as they exist today—the good, the bad, and the ugly. But, one mom is painting a new narrative around beauty, and the beholder, using the brushstrokes of self-love, radical inclusivity, mindfulness and interdependent … [Read more...] about Meet the Single Mom Taking the Beauty Industry by Storm
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Autism and Sleep Issues I stumbled upon an autism-related article that discussed sleep issues among children with autism. Got me thinking about my son and sleep. What’s it like for us? As far as I’m concerned, even though my son has autism, he’s been a pretty good sleeper for most of his life. Not that we haven’t experienced a night or two, but at sixteen, he’s … [Read more...] about Autism and Sleep Issues
Are Children with Autism Singled Out? Why do I ask this question? Because of what happened at my son’s school just this past Friday. Why is this past Friday important? Because this past Friday was only a few short days after the latest awful school tragedy, this one in Parkland, Florida. In this version a “weird” “outcast” “loner” nineteen-year-old … [Read more...] about Are Children with Autism Singled Out?
It’s quite common to hear someone say “I’m a single parent this week” when their husband/wife/partner is out of town due to work obligations. I certainly know that experience; Daddy-o is away on average four days a week. It’s no easy feat for a mama of six and it certainly takes its toll - but however tricky, you won’t catch me referring to myself as a single parent. Why … [Read more...] about Ode to the Single Parents
Many children on the autism spectrum have some kind of food issues. What are food issues? I believe that anyone on the autism spectrum can have reactions to oral stimuli. Many make noises with their mouths in order to help regulate themselves. Food issues often stem from oral issues. They also are connected with digestive issues. People on the autism spectrum … [Read more...] about Autism and Food Issues