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Helicopter Moms Get A Bad Rap

What Does the Term Helicopter Moms Mean to You? The term “helicopter moms” or “helicopter parent” is strange to me. I’ve never been called one (at least

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Benefits of Sports for Autism Spectrum Children

Bad Sportsmanship in Youth Sports

A tale of bad sportsmanship in youth sports. Can there be a “win at all cost” mentality, even in a basketball league for kids that are barely 5 years old?

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Lindsey LaGrou

Coping With Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Coping With Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Advice for parents of children suffering from Eosinophilic Esophagitis. My daughter has had Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Pay it Backward

Selfishness can cause those who pay it forward to pay it backward. We’re all too familiar with the phrase “Pay It Forward.” Wikipedia defines it as

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Do We Really Need All These Baby Gadgets?

I was browsing over a “Best Products” list for babies. Do new moms really feel they need some of these baby gadgets? I’m going to sound like my mother here… maybe I’m getting old

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High Cost of Family Fun

High Cost of Family Fun – Are moms and families getting “priced out” of the fun places to go in Metro Detroit? Is affordable family fun in Oakland County

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I Miss Video Stores

I miss video stores and the camaraderie of going to the video store with friends or family to pick out a movie. The latest media trend is ditching from mp3

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