[dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”lifted-both” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#ffffff” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#dddddd” ]This post contains affiliate links, which pay me a small percentage of the purchase, at no additional cost to you! Thank you for supporting TheMadMommy.com![/dropshadowbox]Sending kids back to school can be hard and so can back to school shopping! It can be especially hard when you have […]
You know something isn’t right. He isn’t sleeping. His behaviors are becoming unpredictable. His mood swings are unavoidable and lengthy. You know something has to change. You watch him closely. You think his meds may need to be adjusted. You worry about him hitting puberty and getting all of the testosterone and aggression that comes […]
Can you believe it is already August? I feel like this summer, and even this year, are flying by faster than I can blink. The Back to School section is already set up at the stores and some kids start back as early as next month! This year, my son is moving up into the […]
Bullying and body-shaming are the same thing and they affect us all in so many ways. Too fat, too skinny, too dark, too light, too Asian, too white, too short, too tall. It affects us all.
This weekend, my husband and I finally got the chance to be alone, together, with no kids, for the first time in a couple of years, because my in-laws took the kids. We did what any couple, married for a decade or more, would. We went on a lunch date, we day drank while painting […]
A lot of people assume that having an anxious mind just means that I’m sad and I worry a lot, but that is like one grain of sand on the beach.
Taking a child with autism to an amusement park can be a very scary thought, but it could also be a lot of fun! Yes, there is a lot of potential for sensory overload, but there is also a lot of potential for sensory output which can be very good. We recently took our 10 […]
A few weeks ago, I got sick and tired. Not my usual “sick and tired of my kids” sick and tired, but real sick and tired. My body kind of shut down on me. I got shaky, dizzy and sleepy. For 2 days all I could do was shake and sleep. I knew something was […]
Let’s face facts, some of us don’t have time to go to the gym, can’t leave or kids to go running alone and some of us just don’t like to workout! (I fall into all 3 categories and I’m lazy!) With that being said, I was thinking about all of the things that I do, […]
My son is almost 10 and has higher functioning autism. As in, he will be 10 in less than 2 weeks and lately, he has had this habit of questioning or making excuses toward everything I say. He is not very open to criticism or learning new ways of doing things, even if his way […]