My son is thirteen, very intelligent, thoughtful, and asks a lot of questions about current affairs. So, after I mentioned that his aunt, who lives in North Carolina, was upset at the recent canceled concert by Bruce Springsteen, my son asked why. I don't know about most parents, but with my son, I fell he's mature enough to handle some adult topics. In the past, he has … [Read more...] about Explaining HB2 to My Son With Autism
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Our child has been to numerous sporting events ever since he was a baby. We never let autism get in the way of taking him with us to a sporting event (or anywhere public). Especially a baseball game. My husband attends a fair number of Dodger games each year and often takes our child. Our son is now twelve and is finally beginning to appreciate watching the game … [Read more...] about How to Explain Negative Cheering to a Child with Autism
I was surprised to hear that former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be addressing a room full of marketing professionals in San Francisco this week. But that didn't stop me and thousands of others from descending upon Moscone Center to hear what she had to say. In her address at software company Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit, Clinton explained how … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton: “You Can’t Take Criticism Personally, But You Should Take It Seriously”
For new parents, one of the biggest problems they experience universally is a lack of sleep. I am often asked my advice on the subject from bleary-eyed moms everywhere and for tricks to "finally" get their little ones to sleep. Many parents feel desperate to solve their baby's sleep issues, but often feel helpless and don't know what to do about it. To them I say, "You are … [Read more...] about Your Baby’s Sleep Issues: Explained.
As your child enters her preteen years, a brand new flood of hormones cause physical changes, as well as a whole new set of problems -- body odor, oily hair and acne, to name a few. Good personal hygiene is essential for the tween who's socially engaged and self-assured. Personal hygiene isn't simply about cleanliness or physical attractiveness; the tween who makes it a habit … [Read more...] about Good Personal Hygiene Habits for Preteens