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Easy, Healthy After-School Snacks

Some recipes for somewhat healthy, quick treats to celebrate the new school year: Simple veggie dip: Light sour cream; add seasoning salt (like Lowry’s), dill, and onion powder to taste….

Rainy Day Idea #3: Bunk Beds

Recently my kids passed one of those childhood milestones: bunk beds (also referred to by my sons as “bonk beds.” Yes, I believe there is a reason for this). One…

Bullying—How Does a Mother Deal With It?

Have you or your child ever been the victim of a bully? If you are human and breathing, chances are you said yes. So, what did you do about it?…

Are Our Kids Overcommitted?

Are you overwhelmed with your fall schedule? Do you feel like you are racing from one carpool to the next, dashing to pick up one child before another needs to…

One Step at a Time

As I pulled up to Rachel’s school this morning, I mulled over how much she’s changed. She first started full-time school two-and-a-half years ago. Each day included a terrible fight,…

Adversity Brings Blessings

The other day I thought about what to write and came up with nothing. Nothing exciting had occurred, nothing terrible, either. Life had just been going along. With a rush…

Fun Family Activity: Listening to Audio Books

I spend almost three hours a day in the car. Aside from needing to exercise more, I get bored. One of the ways we deal with the tedium is to…

Parenting Strengths and Weaknesses

Our most recent homework assignment from our Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) coordinator is to journal our strengths and weaknesses as guides to our autistic daughter. (The term “guide” is most easily…

Bullying and “Blubber”

At the age of four, my favorite pastime became reading. My mom said I went straight from the Berenstain Bears to Sherlock Holmes with few stops in between. Now that…

Disciplining Boys: An “Aha!” Moment

I can tell when it’s happening. My son wants to hit everything (or everyone) in sight with something: his foam sword, his body, a pillow, a blanket, a piece of cardboard. He…

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