My Child Has Autism and I Vaccinate

Have you or would you ever let your children travel by airplane? If your answer is "yes," then you should re-examine any concerns about vaccinating your children. Both flying and vaccination carry real risks, but those risks are statistically unlikely to affect your family. I know it's more complicated than that, so keep reading. I also understand the fear behind not vaccinating, as I've been there myself. I clearly remember the stone age of 2003: my two-year-old son was newly diagnosed with autism, and I was desperate to help him. ...more

Shannon, 

I'm actually agreeing with you in my comment. I'm well aware you are very ... more

Getting to know Mel: Pre Conference

Well I've already gotten my hotel sorted, ticket for the event and yesterday I worked on what clothing I'd be bringing along with me.  I've also got a Word document started with all the parties I've RSVP'd for, so I don't forget as well as a list of gadgets I'm bringing with me.  The only thing that's left is to figure out if I'm riding with my friend SAHM Ramblings or taking the train :)  I saw "Getting to know Shash" and thought I'd do that here, so here goes.   My name is Mel.  It's short for Melissa!   ...more

Like a poken for your iPhone. You can get it from the App Store, and you input your ... more

Tide and Tim Gunn want to know – What Are YOU wearing to BlogHer '09?

That's right, your friends at Tide are bringing Tim Gunn - the leading fashion authority - to BlogHer '09!

Getting to know Mel: Pre Conference

Well I've already gotten my hotel sorted, ticket for the event and yesterday I worked on what clothing I'd be bringing along with me.  I've also got a Word document started with all the parties I've RSVP'd for, so I don't forget as well as a list of gadgets I'm bringing with me.  The only thing that's left is to figure out if I'm riding with my friend SAHM Ramblings or taking the train :)  I saw "Getting to know Shash" and thought I'd do that here, so here goes.   My name is Mel.  It's short for Melissa!   ...more

*Saving your name to my Twitter* 

Can't wait to meet you! Glad my post made you do this ... more

Getting to Know Shash: A BlogHer Primer

Why yes, yes I do ;) 

 

Shash
Diary of a Crazed Mommy
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BlogHer '09 Badges and Bling

Thanks to all your input and amazing ideas we have really great blog bling in preparation for BlogHer '09...all of you are so clever!. Now, with LobbyCon Bling!!!: <a href="http://blogher.com/blogher_conference/conf/9/general/1"><img src="http://assets2.blogher.com/files/BH09-125-LobbyCon.jpg" alt="I'll Be at LobbyCon!" /></a> Here are the newbies: ...more

I can't see this one either. Love it though!!!

Shash
Diary of a Crazed Mommy
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Lazy Preschoolers?

When I picture a room of preschoolers, "sedentary" is not my adjective of choice.  "Insane," maybe, or "spring-loaded," but not "sedentary." ...more

I work in a Pre-K classroom, and I have a son that will enter 2nd grade in the fall and I ... more

My Child Has Autism and I Vaccinate

Have you or would you ever let your children travel by airplane? If your answer is "yes," then you should re-examine any concerns about vaccinating your children. Both flying and vaccination carry real risks, but those risks are statistically unlikely to affect your family. I know it's more complicated than that, so keep reading. I also understand the fear behind not vaccinating, as I've been there myself. I clearly remember the stone age of 2003: my two-year-old son was newly diagnosed with autism, and I was desperate to help him. ...more

While I appreciate the attention Autism has received in the media, I am appalled at the way ... more

Celebrate the New Year with the Wear Everything Challenge

New Year's is coming, and I'm feeling all resolution-y.  I'm also feeling a little leery about the economy, but who isn't these days?  On top of all that, I'm currently buried in laundry because my family and I have just returned from five days of vacation.  Taken together, it seems like a good time to give up shopping!  ...more

I'm cleaning out my closet and I have been "shopping" what I have already. I notice ... more

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