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?
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I'm a bad mom. Or at least sometimes I feel like a bad mom. Don't we all sometimes though? We don't live up to the PTA's expectations, we're overcommitted, we having parenting fails, we're tired, we want some things for ourselves. Yet, we also do some pretty great things as moms too. For me this week it was Halloween. I was in charge of our grade's classroom Halloween Party, … [Read more...] about A Bad Moms Christmas Movie in Theatres Now
Like many women, you may be waiting for the best time to get pregnant. Birth control methods help prevent unplanned pregnancies. The birth control pill, a method used by many women, works by altering your hormones. Like condoms, spermicidal creams and diaphragms, this temporary method of birth control allows women to decide when they want to become pregnant. Knowing how long … [Read more...] about How Soon Can You Get Pregnant After Stopping the Pill?
Would you let your 17 or 18, or 19-year old daughter, and her boyfriend, share a bed if he slept over your house? Let's back up - would you ever even let your daughter’s boyfriend sleep over your house? About a year ago, my boyfriend’s daughter asked us if her boyfriend, whom we like, could spend the night. We were all going skiing the following morning and it would save him … [Read more...] about A Cautionary Tale: When My Mother Let My Boyfriend Sleep Over When I Was A Teen
When watching movies, television shows or reading novels, I always wondered how authors could gloss over the every day trials and tribulations of being a human being. Why didn’t the main character ever get plagued with a migraine? How come protagonists never complained of stomach cramps? Why couldn’t a romantic lead ever interrupt a pivotal moment because she had to run to the … [Read more...] about Motherhood – Too Much Over Sharing?