{Convention Post #2} Spotlight Interview with Carole Guess, “How The NDSC Convention Has Impacted Our Lives”

setting the pace

“I am a ‘mom-parenting-solo’ of an active nine-year-old living with Down Syndrome. For me, the National Down Syndrome Congress convention is truly a family reunion. That feeling of extended family and support is priceless,” said Carole Guess, mother of Evan. Guess is one of more than 2,500 people are expected to take part in the 2014 National Down Syndrome Congress Convention in

The Excitement Is Building!

YA-img1-300x200

Why?  In less than 2 weeks I will be blogging at the 42nd Annual National Down Syndrome Congress taking place in Indianapolis, IN. Yes that’s right a convention that brings together families and professionals in the Down Syndrome community, and I have been asked to be a part of it.  I feel extremely honored and excited to have been asked to attend as a Special Needs Mom Blogger and Health Advocate. The NDSC Convention boasts…Continue Reading

Prioritize and Systemize: Or Why That Little “Unread” Number will Drive You Crazy

mail-icon-117-messages

This is the first post of a series of posts about email for entrepreneurs How often do you check your email? Every hour? Every few minutes? Or is it every time that little “unread” number pops up? If you suffer from email overload, that little number can make you crazy – and plenty unproductive as well. But a little discipline and a good plan can help you tame your email and regain some of your…Continue Reading

6 Tips To Being Confident And Setting Your Goals!

set goals

How many times in a day do you find yourself asking yourself “Where did the time go?” Let’s face it, we could all use a little help achieving our goals and improving our productivity. The key to doing this is to figure out what you want and make a list of your priorities. With the fast-paced lifestyle we all lead, it’s no wonder you can’t find any time for yourself or to do the things…Continue Reading

Rules for Kids Using Social Media Safely

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-kid-playing-computer-game-laptop-image12915753

This is a guest post.   Twenty years ago, moms were worried about their kids safely crossing the street and whether or not they ate too much sugar. Nowadays, moms (and dads) have to be vigilant about the role of technology in their children’s lives, particularly when it comes to social media. If you’re a mom, know someone who is, or are even looking for a few helpful tips for your own life, here’s a shortlist…Continue Reading

Ultimate Online Guide to Becoming an Autistic Support Teacher

autism teacher

Autism is a neurological disorder that typically affects an individual’s sensory and social development. In some people, autism can also affect cognitive and motor development. The condition typically begins to show signs in a child prior to age three. In some cases, a diagnosis is not made until adulthood although symptoms must always be present during childhood.  According to the latest statistics from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of…Continue Reading