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Thank You and You’re Welcome

5 days ago

As the mother of three kids, the grocery store quickly becomes an integral part of your life. You get to the know the fast aisles, the days for BOGO and you recognize the guy who bags your groceries. I’m usually…

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5 Special Books for Special Kids

1 week ago

I have special kids. I’m sure you do, too. I mean, all kids are special, right? But…some more than others. My older son is very special. He is very wise. He is a talented pianist and violinist. He has a…

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How to Raise Assertive Children

2 weeks ago

I was just 18 years old at my first frat party, having my first drinks of alcohol. A large group was packed like sardines in a tiny dorm room dancing to loud music that obliterated any chance of a conversation….

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The Best Way to Support A Child With Autism

2 weeks ago

The other night we went out for pizza. “Look,” I said to my husband, gesturing in the direction of a blackboard, the kind that lists the specials. Instead there was a chalk-written message proclaiming the restaurant’s support for autism. “Hmmm.”…

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Five Things Your Teen Should Know about Sexual Assault

2 weeks ago

How do we convey important messages about violence in society without paralyzing our children with fear? The serious, scary and awkward ongoing conversation about sexual harassment and assault is so important. So I’ve been speaking with my two teen daughters…