I have fond memories of playing games with mom and family as a child. I can remember piling around a table to with dessert and exciting rounds of Shanghai Rummy. I played so many games and have so many favorites that it is hard to narrow down the list, but here are five classic family games that would be great to introduce to your kids.Read More
Last week I started my dysFUNCTIONAL series with I Don’t Want to Shake Your Hand. As I said last week, these posts are peeks into my soul. They are about knowing our own norms, knowing what makes us comfortable and knowing that our behavior is perfectly functional and okay.Read More
I'm sure to lose, not only some readers, but also some friends and family and Facebook for this one. After being inundated with 24 hours plus of Duggar though, I really can't take it anymore though; it needs to be said that this isn't about sin, it is about sexual abuse.Read More
Today I want to introduce you to a new series about how absolutely dysFUNCTIONAL I am.
Having a son on the spectrum has really opened my eyes over the years. He is a capable, smart and passionate boy, but it when it comes to meeting societies norms of functional behavior; he falls flat on many occasions.Read More
It's the time of year when homeschoolers are scrambling to figure out what they are going to do for the next school year. They are hitting up conventions and firing questions out on Facebook at rapid speed, contemplating curriculum changes and in some cases trying out a new method.Read More
We our working on finishing up my son's 7th year of homeschooling and in those seven years one key fact about education has been cemented into my mind, "A child will not learn something until they are ready." Not only do they need to be developmentally ready, but emotionally as well and they need to have a vested interest in the topic at hand.Read More
My six year old daughter is currently obsessed with bugs, insects, creepy crawlies...whatever you prefer to call them. Beyond helping set up a habit for some caterpillars, they really are not my thing. Since she adores books, I can still help her explore her new found interest (daddy and big brother help with the real life bug fun) by finding a good selection of facts and fiction to share with her.Read More
You know what's better than telling all of the mother's in your life how special they are to you? Telling them with a sprinkling of magic and Disney wonder.
Here are 7 great Disney Mother's Day wishes to share with your favorite moms on Facebook.Read More
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Good morning my lovely quirky friends! I am currently looking to add some regular contributors to That Odd Mom. If you write about any of the following topics and would like to add your unique voice to the blog please fill out the form below.Read More