Monthly Archives: December 2015

Mom Falls Asleep Monitoring Child’s Texts: 4 Strategies for Navigating the New Media Frontier

Zzzzz… What? Oh sorry. I fell asleep reading my daugther’s texts. A newly minted middle-schooler, she wants a phone of her own, but we think she’s too young. Our challenge – most of her friends have phones, and she feels … Continue reading

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4 Surprising Benefits of Interacting with My Special Needs Kid: Hint, it makes you smarter

As a mom with a PhD, I love it when research supports my mom instincts. Those instincts tell me that typically developing children and their families benefit from spending time with my special needs child, and science thinks so too. … Continue reading

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