How to Help Kids with Learning Disabilities

My daughter has been partially deaf in her left ear since birth and this has caused many issues in her academic life for many years.  Last year she was diagnosed with auditory processing disorder, which is a learning disability that stems from the fact that she has issues with her hearing and the way she…
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Shit No One Tells You About Becoming a Mother

Before you have a baby you’ll probably have this idealized view of what your parenting life will be like.  I know I did!  I imagined being this perfect parent with a clean house and very well behaved kids.  Everyone you come across tells you how wonderful it is to have kids and how difficult it…
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10 Best Things About Being a Kid

When we were kids everything was so much easier.  I have such vivid memories of when I was a child and had no responsibilities but to have fun. In fact, some of my best memories were made when I was elementary school age. I’ll be honest, having kids lets me relive some of those memories…
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7 Reasons Sleep is so Dang Important for Parents

Before I became a parent my mom would tell me not to take advantage of being able to sleep whenever I wanted.  “You don’t know what you’ve got ’till it’s gone!” she would say.  Of course I didn’t believe a word of what she said to me.  How bad could it be?  Maybe a few…
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How Young is Too Young for a Cell Phone?

There’s no doubt that technology is a huge part of our lives and has been for quite a long time.  While we didn’t have a lot of this technology growing up, our children are being raised in the age of ever-advancing technology with new products being released constantly. Most schools now have a laptop or Chromebook for…
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You Know You’re a Mom When…

When we become moms everything changes.  We can’t relate to our childless friends anymore, we focus all our time and attention on our kids, we become selfless so that our kids can have everything they need and we never have time to ourselves.  There are also some other things that we find ourselves doing or…
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