A strong mom is one who loves her children, fiercely, without conditions but also knows when to be firm about rules and consequences should those rules be broken. Being a strong mom isn’t an easy job, but someone has to do it.
You can’t stop your teenager from feeling so much, and the last thing you should do is tell them to “stop being dramatic” or to “just grow up.” That’s what they’re doing.
It finally happened. The day I’ve been dreading ever since they said, “It’s a girl!”. My daughter showed me a new feeling. One that I knew would rear it’s ugly head eventually.
Kids with sensory issues can have a hard time in crowded, loud places where they have no control. One of the ways that we got him ready was with an airport social story.
This is our High Functioning Autism story. These are the symptoms of High Functioning Autism that you don’t get to see.
Most of us moms can probably list our favorite books from childhood and relay the characters, story-line, and emotions with vivid ease. With wonderful memories and imaginative stories, these iconic books for children are so important for us to share with our kids, for a variety of reasons. As the internet and media continue to […]
As a parent it is incredibly easy to forget to make time for yourself. Between the cooking, chauffeuring, playing and other general mom duties, there is very little time left for you. But that does not mean that you cannot take care of your own health. In fact, taking care of yourself is incredibly important […]
People will often ask you, “How well do you really know your babysitter?” The answer, unfortunately, is often that you don’t know as much about this person as you should. Too many people hire babysitters without doing their research. The babysitter you hire is responsible for the safety and well-being of your kids, so it’s […]
For years, mothers who were unhappy with their husbands were encouraged, even pressured, to stay in their marriages “for the sake of the children.” That blanket advice is no longer adequate; there are several situations in which seeking a divorce will have the best outcome for everyone involved. No child should have to watch one […]