Teen

3 Reasons I Want My Children To Be Average

"Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them." -Joseph Heller Part of being a parent is dealing...

Being Our Child’s Best Advocate

Having a child with special needs is both rewarding and challenging. There can be days where they make a lot of amazing progress. Other...

I Don’t Believe it’s Coronation Chicken

I Don’t Believe it’s Coronation Chicken This is one of those dishes that is hard to distinguish from the real deal and yet it is...

10 Essential Dining Etiquette Tips for Children

Special mealtimes are wonderful opportunities to create bonds and memories for families. Most major milestone events are usually celebrated with a large gathering of...

10 Halloween Safety Tips – Trick or Trouble

It’s not just the trick or treating that makes Halloween fun for me, it’s also my birthday! My husband is one of the few...

Autism – Your Child and Their School

Children and adults on the autism spectrum have struggles in three main areas: behavior, communication and social interactions. That is the definition I see...

They’re Watching You! Using Your Kids’ Constant Observation as a Self-Help Tool

“Look at the damn duckies!” exclaimed my 4 year-old sister in the crowded park. My mother immediately turned and began walking in the opposite...
4 year old

4 things I’ve learned from my 4 year olds.

   Isn't it a little ironic? You spend nine months nurturing a tiny life on the inside of your stomach. You hold your heavy belly in...
best friends

The Importance of a Best Friend

My son is growing up at lightspeed. I think about his future, and there is one thing I really hope for him: I want him...
parenting

Becoming a Parenting Expert: 4 Observational Parenting Skills

How Parents Foster Positive Emotional Development Becoming a keen observer of your child may go even further in fostering positive emotional development than self-help articles,...