January 22, 2018

Archives for February 2012

Six Ways To Provide For Your Kids In Tough Times

Have these difficult economic times affected you and your family? Have you or a family member lost your job? If not, you are very fortunate. If so, you are one of thousands. And if so, how are you coping? Today, I want to talk about ways we can continue to provide for our families even […]

Having An “Only Child”

I never intended on becoming a parent. It’s a long story for another time, but having children was not in my plans.  Then at 40 years old I became pregnant, not planned, and my world came crashing down.  My husband and I weren’t married at the time.  All that ran through my head was “how […]

What We Should Know About MRSA and our Kids

I’m excited about writing this next article, because its about a certain bacteria (and I’m always excited about bacteria!): The now-famous microbe: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, better known to us as MRSA. Why am I writing about this you may say? Well, if you have kids, this is a great bug to learn about and pass […]

Sensory Processing Disorder

Have you ever tried to feed your child a food that may be not so tasty (like broccoli) but get a response way off the chart when they took a bite? Or have had a full on meltdown that their socks are bothering them? I was experiencing this with my daughter on a daily basis […]

Six Ways To Invest In A Child

What does it mean to invest in a child? What type of “investments” are most important? What is the best way to go about investing in them? Here are five ideas anyone can follow: First of all, we all have something to invest, whether it be time, energy, money, or a combination thereof. Sadly, these […]

Children and Pets

Do you have pets in your household?  If so, how many, and what kind? There are many pros and a few cons to owning pets.  Mostly, with adult supervision and loving encouragement, pets add a wonderful dimension to your family. What should you consider before getting a pet? There are many things to consider when […]

Growing Up With A Disabled Sibling

Have you, or has someone you know, grown up with a handicapped sibling? It takes all kinds of people to make a family, and this includes the developmentally disabled. When I was 11 years old my mother remarried, and I acquired two stepsisters, Paula and Carol.  Carol was developmentally disabled.  Her brain was pretty much […]

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