One of my son’s obsessions is politics. Politics? How did that happen? Well, for history class last year, he had to watch the presidential debates. Also, his dad and I talked a lot of politics, especially around the time of the elections. Then, the election didn’t go the way we were hoping. We were disappointed, and so was my son. Then, what … [Read more...] about Politics and Autism
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So, it is much easier to give advice on what NOT to say to people who are struggling to conceive (see previous blog, “What Not To Say”). The truth is, there isn’t really a lot you can say to someone who is struggling with this difficult journey. Like with many hard things in life, there are no words to capture the sorrow, the pain, the loss and the heartache that this path … [Read more...] about A Note of Comfort To One Struggling To Conceive
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. - Confucius “Mommy, I love you,” my daughter Sienna said. “And I love myself too.” I was overjoyed to hear this healthy talk coming from my three-year-old, especially after I’d read some recent statistics on the difficulties women have in loving ourselves. As we all know, beauty issues, dieting, health and self-esteem … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Feel Better About Your Body
Growing up with a mom who ran, participated in local team sports, and taught aerobics, I was exposed to living a healthy lifestyle and learned the importance of exercise from a very young age. I played sports and was a very active child. I exercised because it felt good and because I enjoyed it. It was fun… I got to see my friends, run around, and play. I was happy and did … [Read more...] about Get a JUMP Start to Your Health!
I've been getting a lot of funny e-mails lately about parents of sleep away campers. There's a blog post on suburbbabble.com, there's an Edge City comic strip, and there's an xtranormal cartoon collecting hits on YouTube. They're all different mediums, but they all deal with the same thing: the obsessive way in which parents of kids at sleep away camp pore over the … [Read more...] about Internet Stalking my Kid at Sleep Away Camp