My son had a basketball game today for his middle school team. He’s on the C team (which comes after the B team which comes after the A team) so we’re not talking a glamorous, high profile game. But when I walked into the door, saw his face light up and then proceeded to witness his […]
Learn how to bring multiple calendars into a single place so you can see everything that is going on all at once. In this blog, we talk about Outlook 2010, Outlook.com and Cozi as a Calendar Feed.
We all know that if we plan our meals ahead of time, we eat healthier and the work week is a lot less hectic. But this is much easier said than done! Saturday morning soccer games, Sunday football, and all kinds of weekend activities make it hard to find the time to do meal planning, let […]
Many of us have been in the situation where we thought we knew where we were going but our GPS got us lost. Something happened to me this week that made me realize this may be an interesting analogy to life. My babysitter is out on vacation so my mom was kind enough to come […]
If you’ve got kids who are involved in after school activities, this blog post is for you. If you’re a Stay-At-Home-Parent, you’re trying to coordinate everything and make sure the kids are where they need to be. And you want them getting picked up and dropped off on time. If you’re a working parent, you’re trying to […]
I remember when my son’s middle school PE teacher reached out to me and asked me if I thought my son would like to join the track team. I was elated! My son has Autism and somehow, through all the speech therapy, ABA therapy, IEP meetings and everything else, I had just given up on […]
Behind every strong person IS a supportive family. Knowing how to coordinate work and family schedules across work and family calendars is a key to success.
I learned to ski a few years ago and after getting the hang of it, the first thing I wanted to do was share this with my kids. I had this romantic dream of all of us hanging out on the hill, skiing all day together. Family bonding at it’s best. Making this dream a […]
When your kids become teenagers, one of the biggest things they need to learn is how to be independent. They WANT to be independent. It’s our job to help them learn to be both independent AND responsible. The same goes for a kid on the Autism spectrum. The challenge for the parents is a bit […]
I should say that a calendar could have saved the Tooth Fairy! It all started last night. My 9 year old daughter announced that she had lost a tooth while eating dinner. It’s been loose for weeks. Later that evening as my daughter was ready for bed and just coming up to have me tuck […]