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  • You can create the family atmosphere you want your home to have: it will take longer than you think, and be harder too, but the results will be so much greater than you imagine!

    How To Create the Family Life You Want

    How To Create the Family Life You Want

    by Lydia Grace1

  • Grief is one of the least understood facets of life. Understanding bereavement begins with Kubler Ross' 5 stages of death and support from friends and community groups. Links included for more help.

    Five Ways to Manage Grief

    Five Ways to Manage Grief

    by Michael Wnek8

  • It's easy to get stuck when trying to come up with creative indoor activities. Children on the spectrum seem to need constant motivation to unlock their eyes from their computers and get active.

    Five ASD-Friendly Activities for a Rainy Day!

    Five ASD-Friendly Activities for a Rainy Day!

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0

  • For centuries, it's been believed that there is no right or wrong way to be a parent, as long as love is behind everything you do. However, a little tough love actually can hurt indefinitely.

    Side Effects of Parental Aggression

    Side Effects of Parental Aggression

    by Raven Young1

  • extreme sport: any recreational activities that involve high risk, aggressive and spectacular stunts, and which appeal to the young -- sound like your house?

    Grandparenting: The Ultimate Extreme Sport

    Grandparenting: The Ultimate Extreme Sport

    by Sonjia Upshaw1

  • Have you ever heard a woman blame an error on "Mom Brain"? Have you ever wondered what is really going on inside that brain? Continue reading to find out what it is and how it comes to be.

    What Exactly Is Mom Brain?

    What Exactly Is Mom Brain?

    by Kayla Hebert4

  • You will never meet a mother that hasn't asked herself this question, "Am I a good mom?"

    Am I a Good Mom?

    Am I a Good Mom?

    by Candace Stanger2

  • Fun and simple Thanksgiving crafts, games, and activities designed for young children—but fun for the whole family.

    Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

    Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

    by Samantha Harris5

  • The struggle can be so hard when you know your child is going to get picked on for something you gave them, but did I want to surgically alter my child so he might fit in a little better?

    Why I Won't Pin My Son's Ears Back

    Why I Won't Pin My Son's Ears Back

    by TheirBadMommy0

  • Parenting a child on the spectrum can be a challenge. Go with your gut and don't worry about what others think. Know that you are doing the best that you can.

    Three Things a Mom Wants You to Know About ASD

    Three Things a Mom Wants You to Know About ASD

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen1

  • I had waited a year for my first opportunity to go to the daddy/daughter dance. That night my little girl stole my heart, and I learned a valuable lesson about being a father of a girl.

    Dancing with Cinderella

    Dancing with Cinderella

    by Jason White3

  • Discipline is so important for a peaceful household or classroom. By implementing a consistent system—even a very simple one like this—you can make all the difference!

    Why I Believe in Time Outs and How to Use Them

    Why I Believe in Time Outs and How to Use Them

    by Jamie Jensen0

  • Sometimes being a single parent is stressful. It would be awesome to have a helpful husband to assist with duties like cleaning, paying bills, and taking care of the children.

    39 Times I Wish I Had a Husband

    39 Times I Wish I Had a Husband

    by Missy3

  • When a person is missing his right hand or sits in a wheel-chair, do you judge him for not being able to perform certain tasks? You probably wouldn’t. People with NVLD deserve similar consideration.

    Advocating For My NVLD Son, The Non-Voluntary Force

    Advocating For My NVLD Son, The Non-Voluntary Force

    by Amatus0

  • As a parent, it's frustrating to watch your child waste so much time and then run out of it for important things. Try this list of time-saving tips to help your child become more time efficient.

    Time Management Tips for Kids and Teens

    Time Management Tips for Kids and Teens

    by Joan Dragonfly0

  • I compare two competing parenting methods, one less common, and one traditional. A look at the long term effects of differing parenting styles.

    Peaceful vs Traditional Parenting

    Peaceful vs Traditional Parenting

    by Sam0

  • I see you struggle. I see you lift the weight of your child with the weight of the world as you do your best to keep it together. Its a real thing, depression, and your not alone. I see you.

    Moms With Depression - I See You

    Moms With Depression - I See You

    by Savannah Tingle0

  • The simple definition of STEP-MOTHER-a woman that your father marries after his marriage to or relationship with your mother has ended.What do I think of this?Answer-Not a lot. Let me tell you why.

    What Being a Step-Mom Means to Me

    What Being a Step-Mom Means to Me

    by K K Weakley14

  • Many parents report back talk as a behavior of concern. Learn what really constitutes back talk and how to encourage your child to express themselves in a respectful, healthy way.

    Rethinking Back Talk

    Rethinking Back Talk

    by Jules Ker0

  • I was recently told, "You have the life! You never have to wake up and go to an actual job. You get to bum all day!" Well, here's a little peek into my day.

    A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Mom

    A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Mom

    by Hannah Doubet0

  • As a parent the safety of your children is paramount and while the advances in technology bring us so much convenience and joy, there are certain risks that come with the territory.

    How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

    How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

    by jcoetzee0

  • Ask anyone what age they think women should stop breastfeeding their children, and you'll probably get an answer—but the only one that matters is your own.

    Why It's Okay to Breastfeed Your Toddler

    Why It's Okay to Breastfeed Your Toddler

    by Aime1

  • Breastfed babies do not always gain weight at the same rate as formula-fed babies. There are reasons beyond milk supply which may cause poor gain. Before you give up breastfeeding, seek help!

    Breastfeeding Supplementation Using an SNS

    Breastfeeding Supplementation Using an SNS

    by Christa Maldonado0

  • Social media has a way of making our lives look like a scene right out of Stepford. But sometimes life just isn't that picture perfect, and the first step of recovering is acceptance.

    I Was Diagnosed With PPD Today...

    I Was Diagnosed With PPD Today...

    by Lauren Williams0

  • Teen depression is a serious problem that can be effectively managed when detected and treated. Know how to recognize characteristics of teen depression, where to get help, and what you can do at home to best help your teen.

    How to Recognize Signs of Teen Depression

    How to Recognize Signs of Teen Depression

    by Kristi Sharp18

  • Road injuries are the leading cause of unintentional death for children in the United States. Correctly using a car seat can reduce the risk of a fatality by as much as 70%.

    The Basics of Car Seat Safety

    The Basics of Car Seat Safety

    by Kathleen Odenthal0

  • If you're an exhausted parent looking for some tips to soothe your fussy baby then look no further than the 5 S Method.

    The 5 S Method to Soothe Newborns

    The 5 S Method to Soothe Newborns

    by Lindsey Weaver0

  • Becoming a parent for the first time can be an expensive business; especially when you have no idea what you may or may not need. Here are some products I have tried and tested and would recommend.

    Must-Have Items for a New Parent

    Must-Have Items for a New Parent

    by Stephanie Elford2

  • I'm parenting a special needs child, and I receive judgments from outsiders. This is the reality they don’t know.

    “That Kid” Is My Son

    “That Kid” Is My Son

    by April Farr0

  • From Service dogs to adoption, choosing the right dog for your ASD child can de difficult. Here are a few facts to get you started on your way to dogdom!

    Choosing the Right Dog for Your ASD Child

    Choosing the Right Dog for Your ASD Child

    by Diane Mayer Christiansen0