Discipline Don’ts

If you’re a first time parent, or a parent of five children, learning how to discipline your children can be a tricky process to learn. How do you do it? Is one parent the good cop and the other the bad cop? Applying multiple parenting strategies can allow us to be more well-rounded parents. Parenting…

Monday Monologue:

I laid McKinley down in her crib, because she was whining.  Not crying. Not happy. Not mad. Just whining over every little gosh damn thing.  The minute I caught that eye/nose rub I said, “Okay, we’re gonna lay down for a few minutes.” I should mention she has a stuffy/running nose. Allergies.  So, I suppose…

How to: Get Cleaning Done

Need help staying organized with all the cleaning and household chores? As a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) people may think I have time to kill. If you perhaps are one of those folks…let me clear that up for you…Nope. Keeping up with chores and cleaning is a bit of a nightmare, even for a SAHM. I had…

“Clean up…Clean up”

McKinley gets into everything. Not only does she manage to take everything out of the toy bin, but she also manages to pull every book off the bookshelf’s. I don’t mind it so much. I knowingly let McKinley make gigantic messes. And, remember… I have strong O.C.D. tendencies. Why then? I can’t help it, she…

Autism vs Asperger’s

As a society we are comfortable, probably too comfortable, noticing our differences, and pointing fingers at others who are not like ourselves. It’s time we start realizing individual potentialities for greatness, success, and achievement, no matter the differences. In lieu of autism awareness month and as a licensed Social Worker I thought I might shed…