I’ll begin by telling you that today my son is completely mainstreamed into a general education classroom, and is so high functioning that you almost can’t tell he even has autism. I know that our results aren’t normal, but my greatest wish is that they give you hope if you know or suspect your child […]
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One thing led to another, and she was taking off my Barbie’s dress. I objected, but she told me to hush . . . that I was ruining the fun. Barbie and Ken then proceeded to have sex. When I questioned what was going on, she told me Barbie and Ken were in love and […]
When another adult approaches your kid and offers something without your prior approval (even if right in front of you), this shows the kiddo that the other adult has a direct relationship with him or her, and it’s okay to consent without mommy. Set the boundary early that your kids aren’t allowed to take things […]
Sensitive children become overwhelmed easily and feel emotions in a big way. They are easily overstimulated, and may throw tantrums. They may have sensory issues such as being bothered by loud noises or feeling uncomfortable in certain types of clothing, or may have food aversions.
Maybe our kids will be stronger in their faith than I ever was. It might be the thing they choose to turn to when they are looking for answers or somewhere to belong. Possibly, our kids will turn to a different religion than the one they were raised with or eschew them all.
Bloom :: An Event for New & Expecting Moms! Bloom, happening April 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Cook Children’s Medical Center, is an event for expectant moms and moms who are currently parenting children two years and under. (Foster and adoptive moms are welcome too!) The afternoon will focus on information, resources, products, and more […]
For too long, women have been expected to stay out of the way in their female bubbles. We have been taught to use soft voices, to cross our legs, and to keep our hands in our laps and our elbows off the table. My sweet little one, please don’t bottle up what gifts you have. […]