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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Finding Rays Of Sunshine

One Friday afternoon, I was picking Q up from school and on our way out he stopped, hugged his teacher, and told her he loved her and she said “I love you too”. It was such a special moment because I knew they both meant it and I realized how LUCKY Q is to be […]

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Avoiding Spring Broke

(JHub, this post is for you and since you FINALLY subscribed to the blog, I am hoping you will read it….Don’t worry, I am not telling everyone about how you ate a foiled wrapped chocolate and Q called you out on it. I am respecting your request to keep that silly mistake off the blog.) […]

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Poshmark: Clothes To Cash

Earlier this month I mentioned our Monthly Challenge is to clean out our closets & purge the clothes. As far as what you do with those clothes, its up to you, but if I were you, I would look into Poshmark! Here is why: I’ve made over $600 in the past 2 months selling my […]

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What’s That Smell?

“What is that smell?”-Said every boy mom, wife, & fur momma everywhere Y’all, listen, sometimes my house just flat smells funky. I swear I am not letting my family live in a nasty home but for whatever reason it gets a little smelly. I mean the obvious place is the bathroom. I have a boy […]

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Haircuts On Wheels

You know that tingling feeling you get when someone is playing with your hair? You know that moment of bliss you feel when someone else is washing your hair? You know that superstar moment you feel when you walk out of the salon with a fresh cut? Yeah, all of those feelings are what make […]

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WOW: A Momma & Son Tradition

Every year the World Of Wheels, a large car show, comes to our city. I’ve gone every year for as long as I can remember. When I was kid, my dad’s work would have booth so I would go and hang out. As I got older, my mom became friends with the family who ran […]

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Testing Testing 123

If you or someone you know is playing medicine roulette, please read and share this post. Knowledge is power & if it hadn’t been for another SPED momma, I would have never know this test existed!  I’ve mentioned before that we’ve been playing medicine roulette with QMonster. It hasn’t been easy and we have found […]

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