Tag: parents

Managing Your Mother-in-Law

Ladies, I know how hard it is to deal with your Mother-in-Law. I’ve had one and I am one. This qualifies me as an expert. So she’s in your family but she’s not of your blood. She cooks things your partner likes but you hate. Maybe she plays favorites among her children, and your spouse isn’t the

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High School Throwback: Randi

OK kids, time to join Sherman and Mr. Peabody in the Wayback Machine! And please don’t tell me you never heard of Sherman and Mr. Peabody…. From 1966-1970, I went to the Philadelphia High School for Girls, aka Girls’ High, a public single sex high school for which one had to qualify academically. It was

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The things left to learn

I’ve learned a lot in 31 years, but I’m FAR from having it all figured out. I know that there’s plenty of things that I don’t even know I don’t know (follow me?) but there are some lessons I’m aware that I have yet to master. Having a child in your life makes you aware

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Redefining Autism: Proposal Worries Many Parents

Just saw this artcle in the Hartford Courant, though I would share it here. Did you know they might change the definition of autism? What do you think? By VANESSA DE LA TORRE and WILLIAM WEIR, bweir@courant.comThe Hartford Courant 12:25 p.m. EST, February 17, 2012 When Caleb Geary was diagnosed with autism at age 3,

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