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  • Fri 24 Nov 2017
  • Fri, November 24, 2017

Just Say No… To Mommy Wars

  I’m not a huge fan of using videos made or sponsored by a brand since there could possibly be an underlying agenda. Having said that, though, I couldn’t resist the message being delivered here.  We’re all caregivers to our children. We are doing the best we can, with what we have, based on what we know. (I also love that they included the dads in this video too) Be kind to one another. View a personal take on this here….

Veteran Suicide, Disorders & Conditions – Get and Find Help from NAMI

NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, covers a wide array of issues stemming from disorders, conditions and mental illness, including suicide.   Visit NAMI.org for more information or you can click on any of the conditions or disorders below the video to be directed to any of the specific pages on the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) website. According to NAMI as of this post, twenty-two veterans die by suicide each day. NAMI offers peer support, family education programs and policy…

The Anger Sharks Are Swimming

A surprise I encountered, which shouldn’t have been a surprise at all since people will be people (number 12 says it best for this example), is that not everyone in the autism community gets along.   I dove in head first, educating myself, turning over every stone and started to form my own opinions based on all the things I was learning.  At first, it was somewhat easy to ignore what was happening on the sidelines.  I saw some bickering here or…

Educator, Parent & Student Resources – Bullying

PACER is a wonderful resource for anyone taking care of someone with disabilities.  Parents, Teachers and Advocates can find so many useful tools on their website.     PACER is also a leader in the fight against bullying individuals with disabilities or special needs and created the PACER National Bullying Prevention Center.  Visit their website for useful educational tools and ideas. TEACHERS/EDUCATORS: Templates, Charts, Videos, Posters, Classroom Education Models, Project Ideas and more can all be found there.  All age appropriate from…

Heart Conditions, Heart Attack or Stroke

After my dad had open heart surgery, our family went through a massive upheaval.  I wish we could have had these resources available to us then.  It was a difficult and trying time for all of us, to say the least. Nothing, and I mean nothing, went the way it was supposed to. The strong man we knew and loved, who was our leader, rock and foundation, was suddenly weak, vulnerable and needed our help. He was in crisis and as…