Snip! Snip! Hooray!

If you are anything like me, you base your purchases off reviews. When it comes to things for QMonster, I LOVE hearing honest mom reviews before purchasing an item. So today, I am giving you a honest mom review of Calming Clipper because I feel like they are a MUST have for moms, especially my […]

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Steel

Dear Quin, You just finished a meltdown. You said a few choices words and broke something I can never replace. By the time it was all over, we were both tired, defeated, and in tears. I never thought this would be parenting. I thought I would issue a warning and you’d back down with an […]

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Can’t You Love It Away?

Before proceeding, I’m issuing this warning: I’m composing this on my iPhone, in the car, on the way to the beach, with a bored child behind me & a sports talk radio listening husband next to me. I prefer typing on a computer in the silence late at night. This post will be FULL of […]

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Healing Through Play

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)- Therapy designed to help a parent restructure their discipline and guide a child to the desired behaviors.  Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Therapy- Therapy designed to help a child, through play, bond and trust a parent/guardian.  These are obviously not Webster’s definitions, just my personal definitions using the KISS (Keep It […]

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IEP

Individualized Education Program (IEP) -A document created and  managed by a team of people (including teachers, special education personnel, parents, doctors, etc.)  for each special needs child. This document outlines the student’s individual objectives and accommodations needed to be successful in traditional public school. Q’s IEP is more than just a small stack of papers. […]

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Nails On Fleek

If you’re anything like me, having your nails done makes you feel like you have your life together…or at least gives off the illusion that you have your life together. However, I don’t have an hour to spend in the salon every few weeks getting my nails painted and listening to folks talk about me […]

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A Quick $50

Over on Facebook I mentioned our April challenge is to clean all of our random junk spaces–think nightstands, junk drawers, hall closets, etc. So far this month, I’ve tackled 2 junk places. First up: Our Junk Drawer…I’m pretty sure every kitchen has one of these infamous drawers…a holding place for a bunch of random sh*t […]

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