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Tweens & Teens

“Surprise Ride!”

A Surprise ride Have you ever heard of a “Surprise Ride”? Here’s what you do: Moms, put your heads together with Dad (or if necessary, do it yourself). Sometime, whenever,…

Fourth of July, Big Gatherings, and Autism

Another holiday filled with family, noise, and chaos looms ahead. While it can be fun, for Rachel and her autism it can also be problematic. We often don’t get invited…

10 Ways I Keep My Summer Sanity

Summer…  My kids home all day with me, neighbor children coming and going, slumber parties.  My house is overflowing with children during the summer and I love it! However, as…

Cover Up Girl

Summer is here along with all the fun bright patterns and colors, sandals and pedicures … and swimsuits. When our little girls start blossoming, their natural desire to look more…

The Reverse-Cinderella Syndrome

As little girls, we grow up reading fairy tales about beautiful princesses being rescued by their knights in shining armor.  Deep down in our hearts, every little girl yearns to…

Are You Ready To Party With Your Teens This Summer?

When my children were young, I had a friend whose children were mostly all college aged.  She shared with me that she very rarely said no if her children wanted…

Motherhood FAIL

Yesterday, I sent my son to school in tears. So much for “Mother of the Year” award. At 7:30, he realized that he did not have his school book. He…

Sticky Sunday and Putting Away my Grumpy Face

“This past Sunday was brought to you by autism.” That’s what my forehead should say. Sunday. That word used to evoke scenes of friends and church, long lunches, napping on…

Parenting is Like Getting Hit with a Sledgehammer… Continuously!

My children range in age from elementary to middle school to high-school. A few nights ago I was awake during the middle of the night going over my mental to…

The Tsunami Of Porn…In Eleven Year Olds

I’m shocked. And few things shock me when it comes to the topic of sexuality. My publicist just sent me a journalism query. She sends them to me anytime a…

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