Stop Judging My Parenting

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The moment you get pregnant and share it with the world, you start getting judged.  You get judged for what you eat and drink, how much or how little you exercise, what clothes you wear…the list goes on and on....

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Teacher Approved Fidgets

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With fidget spinners being all the rage the idea of fidget tools is becoming more mainstream.  Many schools and teachers are banning them from classrooms because they can be so distracting.  Many kids really do need fidget tools to get through the...

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My Son Couldn’t Sleep, So Neither Could I.

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Most of us parents have had a baby that didn't sleep well or went through a phase of struggling to sleep, but what if that phase lasts years or even decades.  Many kids with a mental health diagnosis also really...

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How to Make and Use a Calming Corner

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So maybe you have heard of a calming corner but don't know how to make one or use it well.  I will show you an example of one and how to use it.  A calming corner is a special place...

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More Than the Typical Two’s

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When my son was born we soon knew he was more than a typical baby.  He could hold up his body weight on his legs and roll over at 3 days old.  He was always too strong.  As an early...

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School’s Out, But My Kids Still Go To Bed On-Time

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So school is out for us, but around here some things don't change.  We still have the same bedtime as we did during the school year. Maybe kids will think that makes me a mean mom.  Well, I'm not overly...

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