Are your Kids Unplugged? How to Create a Screen Time Plan that Works

Are your Kids Unplugged? How to Create a Screen Time Plan that Works

Kids and Screens Every single day, parents are inundated with messages and memes reminding us that screens are bad for our kids. I just saw one last night talking about how a “lap is better than an app.” (Because I needed more guilt about not reading to my kids often enough.) “Limit screen time!” the…

Self Care in 10 Minutes | 36 Ideas for IEP Moms

Self Care in 10 Minutes | 36 Ideas for IEP Moms

Orem’s Self Care Theory Dorothy Orem died about 15 years ago. And when she did, people everywhere rediscovered her self care theory. Initially developed with nurses in mind, it defined an individual’s ability to perform self-care as “the practice of activities that individuals initiate and perform on their own behalf in maintaining life, health, and…

From Mom to Advocate: 15 Moms share their “A-ha!” Moments in the IEP process.

From Mom to Advocate: 15 Moms share their “A-ha!” Moments in the IEP process.

IEP Mom Advocates IEP Moms are just the greatest. I’ve found that if you talk to Mom-Advocates, who I define as being pretty well versed in the IEP process, most can describe an exact moment when they realized that they couldn’t just be “Mom” anymore. That they had to become an assertive advocate. I thought…