I have always relied heavily on my gut to guide me through big decisions and it has, for the most part, been very good to me. I have been told that I have a good head on my shoulders and I think it is fairly accurate (apparently I’m feeling really modest today too). But if you don’t know me then it helps to have some background here. I’m basically telling you I’m not a … [Read more...] about Parenting Motto: How Would This Sound on the Six O’Clock News?
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Once a year, I head to a different kind of back-to-school night: our school’s drug and alcohol homily for parents. Thank goodness the school offers this parenting supplement. Otherwise, I’d know nothing. Most kids at our school are smart enough to avoid blatant intoxication in front of adults. But with several drug and alcohol awareness nights under my belt, as well as three … [Read more...] about When Getting Fired Is Good News
Here is recent important information for autistic Californians. The following information comes from Autism Deserves Equal Coverage. “Starting Monday, September 15, 2014, Medi-Cal is now required to pay for behavioral therapy for individuals aged 0-21. Please share this information with your networks to ensure that families understand their rights under this new … [Read more...] about Recent Insurance News for State of California
Remembering Before I Forget: The Beginning I have breast cancer. I found this out when my husband Chris felt a lump in my breast (thank God, thank God, I have a husband who still touches my breasts - otherwise who knows when I would have found it? I admit, red-facedly, that I do not do regular "self breast exams" as all we women have been instructed to do. I simply relied … [Read more...] about Chapter 1: Abby’s Crap News – AKA My “Journey” With Cancer
First the pacifier recall from earlier today, and now another one that's so scary, we're shuddering just thinking about it!Britax has recalled more than 200,000 B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers because of "partial finger amputation hazard," which is a fancy way of saying you could lose part of your finger when you take your baby out for a walk. The company … [Read more...] about Scary News: Strollers Recalled Over Finger Amputation Hazards!