By Marguerite Elisofon author MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY: What Happens When One Twin has Autism. Founder “Ask an Autism Mom” – offering Consulting Services for Families with Children on The Spectrum. Blogger for The Never-Empty Nest on parenting young adults and disability related issues.
Most people go on vacation because we crave . . . → Read More: Autism Families Choosing Your Best Vacation Venue
My son is now 17 years old. I can hardly believe it. Time has gone by so quickly. I’ve been doing some research on what is required to be appointed his guardian once he turns 18. It varies, not only by state, but also by county and city. I found out that . . . → Read More: Autism Child Transitioning To Adulthood
This video is so touching. 2 year old autism boy falls in love with Snow White at Walt Disney World. I took my son to Walt Disney World when he was that age, and I remember how magical it was for him. I’m happy to see that other autistic children are experiencing that same . . . → Read More: Autism Child Falls In Love With Snow White
Some times it can be difficult dealing with a child with ADHD, but as a mother of one, I would not change it for the world. Last night we went to Mcdonalds for dinner, and my son was giving me a very hard time. I had this lady come up behind me . . . → Read More: ADHD Child and Stranger’s Reaction
It breaks my heart to read comments like the one I read today. It was left on a post a wrote about moms who want to commit suicide. I want to help, offer advice, but am afraid of saying the wrong thing. I’m just a mom. I know some of what she is going . . . → Read More: A Cry For Help From A Suicidal Mom
Working while taking care of children is one of the more difficult aspects of parenthood. Handling all of your children’s needs, while ensuring that your job performance does not suffer, is a delicate tightrope balancing act. The financial aspect usually plays an important role in the life of working moms, but remember . . . → Read More: Taking Care Of Kids And Working At The Same Time
It wasn’t long ago that most Americans had a secure three-legged stool on which to rest their retirement concerns – a well-funded Social Security system, substantial corporate pensions with retiree health benefits and, ideally, a strong personal savings rate.
Nowadays, however, pensions aren’t what they used to be; they’ve been largely replaced by . . . → Read More: 5 Overlooked Variables To Consider For Your Longest Unemployment Stretch
I had my daughter home with me yesterday, with a stomach bug. I wasn’t feeling good during the day. Tired and sluggish. By the time my husband got home from work, my stomach was upset, and my head was hurting. I was also really tired. I went straight to bed when he . . . → Read More: Taking A Sick Day and Husband Gets Mad