The Autism Community Has Two Success Stories Here are two names you may want to memorize… Kalin Bennett and Tarik El-Abour. Who is Kalin Bennett? He’s an eighteen-year-old with autism from Little Rock, Arkansas who just signed a Division One Letter of Intent to play basketball at Kent State University. Kalin didn’t walk until he was four and didn’t talk … [Read more...] about The Autism Community Has Two Success Stories
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School is almost in session and we all want our kids to be successful. Here are some questions and answers about how to achieve back to school success. Here are some of the most common questions and my answers: 1. What kind of system can you suggest to keep all the kids' paperwork in one place? Each child should have a basket, container or drawer to put their school … [Read more...] about Get Organized for Back to School Success
The following post was written in partnership with Store Brand Formula. When I found out I was having a child I could not see past the pregnancy and first few weeks of having a newborn. I worried about my baby’s health, her nutrition and her sleep. Would I breastfeed or give her formula? Would I swaddle or let her sleep in a romper? I also worried about my sleep. A lot. The … [Read more...] about 5 Secret Formulas to Parenting Success.
Re-gifting used to be taboo. It was the sort of thing you would never do, or at least never admit to doing. But due to the “great recession” we have become increasingly more time crunched and more thoughtful about over-spending. It only makes sense that with these changes in our lives, we have also seen a change in our philosophy toward re-gifting. The stigma has lessened … [Read more...] about 10 Rules For Successful Re-Gifting
As parents of young children, in order to survive, we get used to being in charge. We’re on duty 24/7. No matter how how long it’s been since we’ve had sleep, sex, food, or a shower. We put our kids first. In many cases, overparenting starts to feel natural. By the time our kids are teenagers, we’ve been parenting this way for more than a dozen years. We’ve gotten good at … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Kids Successful Human Beings