Autism Speaks (and Jenny McCarthy) Do Not Speak for Me and My Family
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Autism Speaks (and Jenny McCarthy) Do Not Speak for Me and My Family

Autism speaks is a bit of a controversy in the autism community. But why is that? And why, are we as parents, not as aware of this? Surely an organization such as autism speaks would act in the best interest of those on the autism spectrum, right? That is what I had believed as well…

Why I Chose to Pursue an Official ADHD Diagnosis after a Self Diagnosis
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Why I Chose to Pursue an Official ADHD Diagnosis after a Self Diagnosis

I’ll begin this by simply saying: a self diagnosis — whether it’s ADHD or Autism — is perfectly valid. And anyone around you that has a problem with it? It speaks far more to them than it ever does of you. That all said? I self-diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 37. Then, two…

Why You Should Prioritize Your Life Instead of Trying to Balance Your Life
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Why You Should Prioritize Your Life Instead of Trying to Balance Your Life

For many people, it seems like life has two options: achieving goals and enjoying life. Neither one of them seems as if they are one hundred percent fulfilled. There seems to be a broad spectrum on the scale of go-getters and over-achievers to those who slack in all departments. How many times have you caught…

Do you spend too much or do you have a spending problem?
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Do you spend too much or do you have a spending problem?

I will confess that I have a problem… if it’s my own money, I’m a cheapskate, a tightwad.. whatever you’d like to call it. But if it’s someone else’s money? Usually I would have no problem spending it. So maybe I used to have that problem, and occasionally it will still rear it’s ugly head….

Two Meaningful Quotes About Motherhood for the Mom Who Feels Unappreciated
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Two Meaningful Quotes About Motherhood for the Mom Who Feels Unappreciated

If you’re feeling a bit underappreciated as a mom, I get it. Sometimes it seems like the work that we do just isn’t acknowledged and it sucks. As moms, whether we are stay at home, work at home, or work outside of the home; we do a lot. We tend to wear many hats in…