When life says slow down, do you listen? I didn’t, and here’s what happened. I have to be upfront and honest with you; I drained my mental health battery. It’s my fault because I didn’t follow the advice I share with others. Sometimes I’m great at helping others and not so great with self-care. Can … Read moreIs Life Screaming at You to Slow Down?
“You know,” my dad said from his living room in California, “for that You are Awesome thingy you do . . . maybe you could ask people about speaking truth to power.” “Tell me more.” I held my phone to my ear, enjoying a peek of springtime sun three-thousand miles away. “Well, in my career … Read moreSpeaking and Listening the Power of Truth
With three boys on the autism spectrum, this guy knows what he’s talking about. December 8, 2019 by J.R. Reed Leave a Comment —Join Shannon and J.R. as they sit down with one of the biggest names in autism blogging and social media, Rob Gorski, A.K.A. The Autism Dad. Rob has three sons who are … Read moreThe Autism Dad on Surviving Holiday Gatherings on the Spectrum
We’re a few days into December, and the spirit of Christmas has officially invaded our household. To be more precise, it has taken over the five year old, but the riptide of jolliness is hard to resist. December 8, 2019 by Jeremy Barnes Leave a Comment We’re now a few days into December, and the … Read moreA Visit from the Christmas Spirit
Christmas is quickly approaching and if your family is like mine, your kids are asking about talking to Santa, when they can see him, and more. Here are some fun ways to talk to Santa. Santabot This website gives you a free way to “chat with Santa”. TalktoSanta.com features several options including a Live Video … Read morePersonalized Calls, Videos, and more from Santa
Teaching your teens healthy coping mechanisms to manage anxiety is an integral part of raising a well-rounded young person. But when we, as parents, are already juggling so much in our own lives—the bills, the house, a mortgage, etc.–it can be hard to truly appreciate the gravity of the changes your child is going through. … Read moreHow to Help Your Teen Cope with Anxiety
When you first bring your little one home from the hospital, you want nothing but the best for them in life. Your job as a parent is to love them, support them, protect them, and care for them, and the last thing you want to think about is any health issues or challenges. So, what … Read moreWorried Your Child May Have Allergies – the Steps You’ll Want to Take
When you are talking about a supercar like a Ferrari there are bound to be pros and cons attached to owning such an iconic brand of car. The question you will want answering is whether the advantages outweigh the disadvantages and is it really worth owning one of the most instantly recognizable marques in motoring … Read moreKeeping it Realistic: 5 Downsides of Owning a Ferrari
A lot of the criticism I got for this post on Disney dimorphism was about how good animation inevitably exaggerates sex differences. (There are a lot of these comments on the Sociological Images version of the post and on the Slate re-write.) Here’s one example: December 8, 2019 by Family Inequality Leave a Comment —A … Read moreCan Animated Boys and Girls Be (Almost) the Same Size?
It’s true, I talk too much. I’s a burden but one I have chosen to bear. My teachers always noted this on my report cards, “Cheryl likes to talk,” along with notes on my poor spelling, and uncommon citizenship. I was nice but I would make a terrible secretary. Thank God my parents choose not … Read moreI Talk Too Much