Thinking Ahead about Autism What do I mean? I’m talking about planning. Planning because you have a child with autism. This is more than planning for an event or a trip because you just have kids. I mean to take it one step further because you need to think a little more about your child with autism. What about me? I’m a planner. I plan my day, … [Read more...] about Thinking Ahead about Autism
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Rethinking Family Vacations
“Vacation is just me washing dishes and doing laundry in a different place,” my mom used to joke to the four of us kids during summer vacations. We took a lot of family trips. My mother was a teacher, so she had the summers free from her paid job; she drove us 10 hours from the swelter of Washington, DC to spend several weeks in cooler New Hampshire, while Dad stayed behind to … [Read more...] about Rethinking Family Vacations
When Should Teens Start Thinking About College?
How early is too early to start thinking about college? The answer: It is never too early. Typically, educators throughout the United States tend to place the most emphasis of the college search and application process during a student’s junior and/or senior year of high school. But with colleges becoming more and more competitive and expensive, the reality is that … [Read more...] about When Should Teens Start Thinking About College?
My Mommy Mantra: What Were You Thinking?
Lately I feel as if not a single day goes by that I don’t say to at least one of my children, “What were you thinking?” I swear it feels as if it is my mantra - in a one week period I found myself saying it at least once to each of my children. Example 1: Thirty minutes before bedtime, just as I am starting to relax and pat myself on the back for another day when everyone got … [Read more...] about My Mommy Mantra: What Were You Thinking?
Gilles Marini “Absolutely” Thinking About Adopting
Gilles Marini, the actor and former Dancing with the Stars finalist, recently told PEOPLE magazine that he and his wife, Carole, would "absolutely" consider adopting in the future. Marini is known for his role as the very sexy Luc Laurent on Brothers and Sisters and his naked shower scene in Sex and the City: The Movie. But it seems that in addition to his good looks, … [Read more...] about Gilles Marini “Absolutely” Thinking About Adopting