10 Surprising Things that Happened when I Stopped Drinking Wine.

10 Surprising Things that Happened when I Stopped Drinking Wine.

Ahhhh….drinking wine. That first glass. Admit it, it’s deeeee-lightful. It’s why people drink wine. If it wasn’t awesome, sales of non-alcoholic wine would be much higher, right? I have to say, I don’t miss it. I thought I would but I don’t. I said when I started this project or behavior change, whatever you want…

Me too. {and more importantly, them too~learn about sexual abuse and disabled students)

Me too. {and more importantly, them too~learn about sexual abuse and disabled students)

Me too. You’ve seen this, right? The “me too” campaign going on right now in social media? If you’ve been sexually harassed, you’re to put “me too” as your status update or tweet to give people an idea of how widespread this problem is. I hate him, I really hate him. He’s gross and disgusting…

Does Live Nation price gouge disabled people?

Does Live Nation price gouge disabled people?

Does Live Nation price gouge disabled people? I don’t know. Sounds like there might be something to this, based on a story that was shared in an activism Facebook group that I am in. Read on (paragraph breaks are mine to make it easier to read): FYI to anyone who orders accessible tickets through TicketMaster…

Wine Mom | Why I Took a Step Back from Suburban Mom Wine Culture

Wine Mom | Why I Took a Step Back from Suburban Mom Wine Culture

Wine Moms I’m an alcoholic. Well, almost. I am immersed waist-deep in the suburban mom wine culture, that’s for sure. More on that in a bit. Actually, I’m not an alcoholic, but my mom was. So much so that she actually drank herself to death when I was 9 and she was 39. Nice, huh?…

{HR 610} School Voucher Bill introduced in House-first scan tells me it excludes IEP kids

HR 610 Please note! September 2018 Update: There is a viral post going around on Facebook about HR 610. This is old news. This bill died in committee in March of 2017. Some politicians are using it for the upcoming 2018 elections. As in, “And my opponent supported HR 610.” But one of our FB…

Leaked Executive Orders: ban/deport people with disabilities

Here we go…. Several Executive Orders from the Trump administration have been leaked. This one talks about banning people with disabilities. Here is the complete draft, published by Washington Post. Here is the Arc of the USA response: Focusing on an individual’s need for support is a form of discrimination against people with disabilities we…

Gee, we can have your crumbs? Thanks for nothing, Chuck E Cheese. {my rant about their sensory time offerings)

Gee, we can have your crumbs? Thanks for nothing, Chuck E Cheese. {my rant about their sensory time offerings)

Ah, Sunday mornings. I love them. I often try to feed my dogs later and let them out later than usual on Saturday evenings, so that will buy me some extra time on Sunday mornings. If it’s rainy and cold, I love staying snuggled in bed. I still get a Sunday paper. On warmer days,…

Dear Betsy DeVos, Thank you….for what you’ve done

No really, I mean it. Thank you. You don’t know me. I’m a mom, blogger and special education advocate and lobbyist here in southeastern PA. Oh wait, it seems we do have things in common….an interest in education, we both like to lobby. The only differences between us are ideologies and a few billion bucks,…