Balancing Work and Family Leads Mothers to Unemployment

Being a working parent is hard. Being a working parent when your child has special needs is nearly impossible. And Stressful. And Expensive. If someone would have told me back in my 20’s that motherhood was going to set my career on fire, burn it to the ground, and take a piece of my marriage Continue reading Balancing Work and Family Leads Mothers to Unemployment

Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion

The Child Study Team looked at me like some maniac, not understanding how a 4-year-old could be excluded from everywhere already and I had to actually break this down for them: Exclusion is a form of bullying. And yes, it starts outside of the classroom (Click below to continue reading on Medium.com) https://medium.com/@laurajmurphy/parents-are-turning-inclusion-into-exclusion-deb2e2b81f66

Mischief Momma’s 7-item Holiday Wishlist for Mischievous Mommas!

You can never go wrong with a traditional tea kettle, especially when your electric teapot has been scorched to pieces by guests who have melted it on your stovetop (because nobody knows what the hell an electric teapot is anyway)! For around $36.99 Click here to buy!  2. Women’s Simply Vera Vera Wang Hooded Sleepshirt looks comfy Continue reading Mischief Momma’s 7-item Holiday Wishlist for Mischievous Mommas!

The 5 stages you go through upon receiving an “A” Word diagnoses 

http://www.scarymommy.com/autism-adhd-diagnosis-stages/ My post featured on Scary Mommy   I never thought this would happen to me. When I held my baby girl for the first time and looked deep into her blue eyes, I was filled with love and dreams. I imagined her laughing, dancing at recitals, and wondered what style wedding dress she would Continue reading The 5 stages you go through upon receiving an “A” Word diagnoses