Tag: family outings

Celebrating a Victory: for Autism Parenting As Much As Football

Celebrating a Victory: for Autism Parenting As Much As Football

Many of you know that Hubby is a sports broadcaster, an unusually lucky one who’s now called four Super Bowls and appeared in three victory Duck Boat parades. Until this year, our son didn’t want to participate in the parades. He’s on the spectrum, and […]

More Than Pirate Ships, Hermit Crabs, and Ice Cream: The Power of Positive Attitude

More Than Pirate Ships, Hermit Crabs, and Ice Cream: The Power of Positive Attitude

We could have easily given up and gone home and called it a complete waste of time, a casualty of poor planning. But it became one of the best family outings we’ve ever had! Because of some last-minute cancellations, we had an unexpectedly unscheduled Saturday. […]

The Truth Behind Happy Cutesy Facebook Posts

The Truth Behind Happy Cutesy Facebook Posts

It’s school vacation week, and I spent yesterday with the kids. Last night, I posted this on my personal Facebook page: Within moments, someone posted:  “Impressive!”  Which is totally cool. But I immediately felt bad, like a successful, yet conscientious, con artist.  Because while it […]

#momfail or #momwin?

#momfail or #momwin?

I love sharing our family outing disaster stories. We need to do more of this, as a society. Let’s face it, we all tend to overedit our Facebook posts… Right now? I’m a mess. My lower back is killing me. I’m overdosing on Aleve. I smell […]