Boston IS Strong!

As I am sure a lot of you know, and maybe some of you don’t, today is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. 824 more words

It's just one day and a mantra

When I saw the following picture for the first time, I starting crying uncontrollably. Why? Because it’s message is powerful. When I first saw that picture, his day was already going in a downwards spiral, and I thought to myself, “come on universe… what else can you throw at us?” At that exact moment, I realized that his life is pretty good, but it was just his bad day that was getting him down… and it hurt me to see that. 365 more words

parenting by the book?

When I doubt, buy a book. Recipe books, gardening books, how-to books. I’ve got a book called, How to Write a Sentence; and How to Read One… 780 more words

How to Organize your Mind and What that means to Me

I am determined that this year (WHAT IT’S APRIL ALREADY?) is not going to have me looking back over 2014 and wish I had done more.  660 more words


Is your child on drugs? Should mine be?

I was recently reading an article that talked about the over-medication of children as a means to treat and control ADD/ADHD. This article reminded of other articles I have read and memes I have seen online about this confounding disorder. 1,279 more words

It's a Disney Miracle!

Recently, an article circulated around my school, and I’m sure many others as well, about a family who used Disney movies in order to connect with their child who has progressive Autism. 105 more words

Learning to ride...

I’m starting to think that writing a blog is a little bit like learning to ride a bike. Maybe I should go so far as to say it is like learning to ride a bike with ADD.. 456 more words