Small Business Success for Parents with Disabilities

Leslie Campos, Guest Contributor Are you a parent with a disability and determined to start your own business? If so, you’re not alone. This article shows you how to create a small business plan and use it to grow your company. You’ll also learn about other resources to help you succeed, including funding opportunities, marketing…

Sugar Reduction for Kids

Most of my arguments with the kids are related to sugar, whether buying it for them (or not), them begging for desserts and sweet snacks, and the sense of entitlement they have assuming that every meal needs to be capped off with something sweet.  I have to admit I am not exactly the best role…

7 Household Organization Tips to Save Parents Time, Money and Sanity

Leslie Campos, Guest Contributor Cover Image: Pexels Anyone with kids knows how quickly life can move from calm to chaotic. Staying organized is essential for a smooth household. Yet, many organization “tips” are complicated and hard to maintain. Here are seven simplified ideas for organizing your household without wasting time, spending tons of money or…

Establishing a family “People Charter”

I’ve always found it challenging to deal with children when it comes to over criticism versus explaining some of the nuances of dealing with people.  Where do we draw the line between setting some basic social structure for the little guys versus allowing them to be free in expressing themselves?  Obviously there is no right…

Fighting Entitlement with a Dose of Perspective

I have written about not guilting kids, and that doing so actually has more negative effects than benefits.  But there is a fine line between guilting and readjusting a child’s perspective.  Especially when it comes to being grateful, empathetic, and understanding.  If you are too careful about avoiding any guilt trips, you may run the…

Stop Being a Robotic Cleaner

At some point you’ll realize one day that you’ve been going through the motions and become a house cleaner 24/7. If you’re OCD like me, you’ll have to deal with it, these tips may help.

Cursing and Kids

Curse words are all around us, especially in the media. As it gets harder to avoid them around your kids, how should you deal with the everyday onslaught.