No Minivan Mom

Be more than "Just" mom

Just spank him already!

Stares, glares and everything else. Do you ever encounter those people that just don’t get it? I see them almost everyday being a parent of a child that happens to be a High Functioning Aspie. I think that the glares during a meltdown are probably the worst. For instance this morning we were at the gym and A was upset that things were different than normal and his class was.. Read More

Holy hell, it’s been a month. Part 2: Father’s Day edition

  This year for Father’s Day I decided that I wanted to do something different with my husband and kids. The kids and I decided to ambush the poor Mister and take him out on a family hike. As a family we went to the local Falls area and hiked for like 5 miles. IT WAS AMAZING! My husband wanted to stay home and play Xbox I am sure, however.. Read More

End of year make up days

I am getting some flack from other parents at the school regarding my decision not to make my kids go to the last two days of school this year. I have been called irresponsible, a bad parent, told that they are important educational days, and had one person in the school office tell me that there is the possibility of a math test on the last day. I call bull shit,.. Read More

Mom, when you were little……

My awesome daddy, still a daddy's girl.

Seemingly every day I am asked something about when I was a kid. My kids seem to think that we didn’t have anything, or do anything. This morning I was asked if I had ABCMouse to play when I was a kid. Well the answer to that is very simple. NO, but then the rest of the questions come out. They are hard to explain sometimes, because they seem to.. Read More

10 Truths about Marriage and Kids

There are certain things in life that will always be true no matter your situation, so I decided to write about just 10 of them.   1) Kids will be kids. You can get mad at them for being kids but that only punishes you. Kids yell, make messes, don’t listen and can just be straight-up obtuse.  Yelling at your kids only makes you feel bad later. Try talking to.. Read More

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