First week with the toddler back with her mother. Take a toddler out of a house, things become a lot quieter.

One of the errands I ran today was to go to a couple of businesses and give them a thank you card from the Cub Scout Pack. I get the distinct impression that when you go to customer service and ask them to give something to the manager, it is usually not a good thing.

The last few weeks have been very busy. So much so, my buffer is gone. 😱 Between work, family, Twitter, the two blogs, and Facebook, I am spread too thin. This does not even consider that I want to start a new blog for my professional stuff (I will not be blogging under my pseudonym... Continue Reading →

Italian Sausage Bolognese [Link]

Healthy or not, this looks really good. Italian Sausage Bolognese This was NOT one of the healthy dishes I made for my mother but rather the first dish when I got home from North Carolina the other night. My family had taken out bulk Italian sausage (a 1/2 sweet and 1/2 hot mixture) so I... Continue Reading →

The plan is in two weeks the toddler will be back with her biological mother. Mixed feelings on this. It is great that her mother has overcome the odds and she is able to get her child back but... well, it sucks for us.

Every Single Cognitive Bias in One Infographic

Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called “cognitive biases”, that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases can lead to us extrapolating information from the wrong sources, seeking to confirm existing beliefs, or failing to remember events the way they actually happened! Source: Every Single Cognitive... Continue Reading →

How to Create Spaces That Are ADHD-Friendly by Lucy Wyndham  | David Snape and Friends – The place to show off your hidden talents

There is nothing more important to people with conditions like autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than to have a space that encourages peace and quiet. In particular, ADHD can make daily activities very challenging, especially ones that require organisation or systematic instruction. For children with ADHD, it can be difficult to get ready for school... Continue Reading →

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