Parenting

Parental Maintenance – are YOU Taking Care of Yourself?

What is parental maintenance? In a nutshell, t’s making sure that you’re taking care of your own needs. All parents have been there. Whether it’s sleepless babies, illness, high-maintenance kids, or kids with disabilities, we all end up sleep-deprived, exhausted,…

Relationships, Kids, and Fluff 'n Stuff

Being a twice-divorced Catholic with four kids, I’ve had plenty of time to take pause and reflect on the world around me, and it’s left me wondering – does anyone truly think about anything or anyone anymore before they act?…

Asperger’s/ASD and Learning Disabilities Diagnoses – What Now?

  Photo by Rawpixel Congratulations – you’ve made it through the maze of doctors, psychologists, psychometrists, and perhaps even psychiatrists to the testing phase, and have received feedback on the diagnosis/es stemming from the testing. You have a nice, big…

To My First Son on his Birthday, Wherever he May Be

  Photo by Roseanna Smith View it as published at The Good Men Project I hate that this marks the first article that I’ve written in a while. I’m writing this today for all the parents out there who have ‘lost’…