With all the pressure to reduce screen time, monitor social media, and keep our children protected from the depths of the internet, Technology has gotten a pretty bad rep in the parenting world. However, for many families, technology can be the tool they need to help unlock a world of accessibility for their child. Children with learning differences, executive functioning delays, autism, ADHD, dyslexia, etc. have started using these 3 simple tools, that you probably already own, to "level the playing field" and use technology to help them succeed, with independence.
It's January 1st! A new year! WooHoo! Or, if you're like me, it's just another day as a mom. So I have decided to go ahead and make the ultimate list of New Year Resolutions, for every mom, that are actually realistic!
Looking for the perfect book for your grade-school child? Want your child to change the world? Would rather have your child read about history than flying pigs? Look no further! After realizing how much my 8-year-old LOVES reading non-fiction stories. I decided to compile this list of books she will be receiving over the next… Continue reading Non-Fiction Books that Will Motivate your Child to Change the World!
Long before we became pregnant with The Little Dude our oldest was constantly begging for a sibling. We joke that she was ready for a baby before mom and dad were. Unfortunately, that did not keep me from worrying about how The Mini Mom's life would change and how she would react to that change.… Continue reading Ways to Encourage Sibling Bonding
This is a favorite of our entire family and a great twist on meatloaf. My kids, myself, my husband all love it. I was never a fan of meatloaf until I discovered this wonderful Italian twist. Yum https://www.yummly.com/js/widget.js?wordpress Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 1hr 20min Serves 8 people Ingredients: 2lb ground beef 4 eggs… Continue reading Italian Meatloaf
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We had the pleasure of visiting Thomas Land at Edaville Family Theme Park again this week. As a family with a train-loving little boy, this location is a huge favorite. We have been visiting for years but the new "sensory-friendly" additions along with the new splash pad have made a great park even better!
It's almost Prime Day! Are you ready? I will be posting all deals to the facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Justmomminaround as well as keeping a running list here! Please note these are all affiliate links(while it won't cost you anything extra I may make a commission off your order- see full disclosure policy) I am simply passing… Continue reading Prime Day Deals 2019
Are you sick of nagging your kids to get ready in the morning? Let Alexa do it for you! Use the Alexa app to set up reminders! This is a tip I learned as an assistive technology option for children that have issues remembering routines and it has helped our family substantially! This post contains… Continue reading Using Alexa to help the morning routine!
I was shocked to find out that if you search for puddle jumpers on Amazon, many of the results are not the actual coast guard approved Puddle Jumpers by Stearns! They look eerily similar but the big difference is the price tag. Stearns Puddle Jumpers tend to cost around $20-25 where these similar floatation devices… Continue reading Fake Puddle Jumpers?