3 Things I’ve Learned from Raising a Child with Down syndrome
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3 Things I’ve Learned from Raising a Child with Down syndrome

This is not an essay about what I’ve learned about Down syndrome or my child with Down syndrome. This is an essay about what I’m learning about myself as I raise my child who has Down syndrome. When my child (now a teen) with Down syndrome was born, I knew very little about Down syndrome….

Are The CDC Guidelines for Schools Reopening Too Much?
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Are The CDC Guidelines for Schools Reopening Too Much?

[vc_row color=”” message_box_style=”outline” style=”round” message_box_color=”info” icon_type=”fontawesome” icon_fontawesome=”fas fa-info-circle” icon_monosocial=”vc-mono vc-mono-fivehundredpx” icon_openiconic=”” icon_typicons=”” icon_entypo=”” icon_linecons=”” icon_pixelicons=””][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round”]This is about the CDC guidelines for schools. It’s available in distraction-free (- no ads) PDF for my patrons, linked here. It’s also at the end of this post for people who benefit from access to PDF’. If you want to…

Single Parents: We Better Hope We Don’t Get Sick

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”3d” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise”]This is about single parents getting sick with Coronavirus. This is available in distraction-free downloadable PDF (and through my podcast) via my Patreon, linked here. It’s also available at the end of this post, along with the podcast recording (of me reading this post).[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As a single mom with full custody of 3…

How Can a Parent Get Ahead When School is Always Out?
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How Can a Parent Get Ahead When School is Always Out?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”3d” style=”round” message_box_color=”turquoise”]This is about the American school system and it’s fundamental differences with working hours and higher ed.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The American school system is fundamentally out of synch with the working hours that parents keep. It’s even out of synch with higher education calendars. I noticed this of course in California, but this has slapped…

Mom Talk: Disabled Moms Interview Project Featuring Pauline Victoria

Mom Talk: Disabled Moms Interview Project Featuring Pauline Victoria

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round”] Disabled Moms: An Interview Project In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m running an interview series with other moms with disabilities! I went first with my own interview (linked here, which includes the podcast and distraction-free PDF). If you are a mom with a disability and would like to participate, please download the…

Child Safety: 5 Things that Will Help Keep Your Bolting Child Safe
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Child Safety: 5 Things that Will Help Keep Your Bolting Child Safe

Child Safety: I’d like to be able to just let my kids roam freely. But my daughter Moxie figured out a way to escape recently. She took her brother’s stool, put it under the door, unlocked the slide lock turned the handle, walked down the flight of stairs and slipped under the gate to go…