My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…

My Child is Autistic-and I don’t Know what to Do…
Discovering your child has autism may be a distressing ordeal, and unfortunately, time is of the essence. As a parent, you do not have the time to consider why or how this happened, only what to do next. The most important thing to remember is that you are not alone in your struggle. By researching the disorder and finding others going through similar situations, you can help you child while still dealing with your own emotional response. Join a

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome

Dealing with Asperger Syndrome
Asperger Syndrome is a relatively mild form of autism that effects people in different ways than regular autism. Because it usually does not affect language, many people with Asperger Syndrome go undiagnosed. This is the one form of autism that is usually not caught at an early age and is instead a disorder that develops later in life. Asperger Syndrome, however, can be a very difficult condition to have, so as soon as you suspect yourself or your child

Busting the Autism Stereotypes

Busting the Autism Stereotypes
As with anyone with a physical or mental disorder, autistic people deal with a wide range of reactions from others, from full support to uncaring ignorance. Unfortunately, even those who support autistic family members, co-workers, and friends may not understand autism very well. This leads to stereotypes, which can result in hatred, embarrassment, or other unhappy situations. By becoming educated about autism, you can help others in your community cope with this disorder. It is most important to note

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties

When Lying isn’t a Problem: Theory of Mind Difficulties
There are many symptoms that an individual with autism may experience; however, one of the most frustrating and hard to understand is what has recently been named Theory of Mind. Within the last few decades, this problem has been more thoroughly discussed and studied, but it is still largely a mystery. Because of Theory of Mind problems, social interactions are even more strenuous for autistic individuals. Theory of Mind causes these social behavior difficulties in almost every aspect, from

What Causes Autism

What Causes Autism
What causes Autism is something every doctor hears when they tell a parent their child is Autistic. There is not one definite answer to this question. There are several thoughts on what causes Autism. Some of the causes of Autism are thought to be genetic. Doctors think there are several genes that cause Autism, but have yet to locate them. They now feel that some people are born with the predisposition to be Autistic. Then they have some type

Family Holidays: Tips for Peace and Harmony

Family Holidays:  Tips for Peace and Harmony
What do you like to do on family holidays? Go to the beach or spend a week in the country? Maybe you like camping or visiting relatives. Whatever you enjoy, family holidays are a chance for everyone in the family to get reacquainted and spend quality time together. It's a chance for parents to really talk with their teens and find out what's going on in their lives. It's important to keep the communication lines open, and a family

Get a Hobby Kit and Learn Something New

Get a Hobby Kit and Learn Something New
If you are tired of the ho-hum of life and would like to branch out a little, maybe you should get a hobby kit. Many different hobbies have kits that can help a beginner learn about the hobby quickly and easily. It is not easy to teach yourself some hobbies, but with a hobby kit, you can learn from the kit. For instance, if you have been wanting to learn how to do a needlecraft, such as cross stitch

Love Means Appreciating the Whole Person

Love Means Appreciating the Whole Person
Liz was furious. She found herself throwing things into her pocketbook and slamming drawers. "What's his problem?" she fumed. "The rent is late again, and all he says is, 'Don't worry, it'll be okay.' I can't take it anymore! Whether the baby runs a high fever or the electric company wants to turn off the electricity because the bill was misplaced and never paid, all he can say is, 'Don't worry. It'll be fine. Calm down.' When I got

How To Stop A Divorce

How To Stop A Divorce
In these hectic times many marriages around the world are falling apart and the number of divorces is rising. There is no magic formula to stop a divorce from happening, it all depends on how committed you and your spouses are to the marriage. It is important for both of you to take action before things get out of control and divorce is the only option available. No marriage is perfect; there will always be problems and misunderstandings between

Healing After infidelity

Healing After infidelity
Infidelity can ruin a marriage or relationship and healing after infidelity may seem almost impossible. It is difficult to overcome the sea of emotions that you have to face when you know about your spouse's affair. It is difficult to get rid of negative thoughts and it seems your world has turned upside down. When you know that your spouse has cheated you lose trust and respect and this can ruin a relationship. But the fact is that it

Decorating Your Christmas Tree

Decorating Your Christmas Tree
As the Christmas holiday season starts to approach, a large number of individuals and families start decorating for Christmas. While just about anything in the home can be decorated, a large amount of focus is placed on the Christmas tree. Since there is a good chance that you may want to purchase a Christmas tree this year, you may be wondering about your decorating options. Perhaps, the most common Christmas decoration used on a Christmas tree is lights. Christmas

Is Your Email Marketing Working?

Is Your Email Marketing Working?
This is a question which is on the mind of all business owners who participate in an email marketing campaign for the purposes of promoting their business. In fact questions regarding the effectiveness of any type of marketing endeavor should be asked regularly to ensure the marketing efforts are producing the desired results. Asking these questions on a regular basis and continually evaluating the effectiveness of the email marketing campaign will help to ensure the email marketing campaign is

Can You Save Your Marriage

Can You Save Your Marriage
Today many marriages around the world are in trouble and quite a few ends up as divorces. Are you also in a bad marriage and asking yourself if you can save your marriage? It is important to realize that divorce is not the only solution when a there are problems with your married life. There are several ways in which you can save your marriage. Both you and your spouse can take a number of steps together to help

Can You Save A Marriage Alone?

Can You Save A Marriage Alone?
Many marriages end up in divorce but this can be changed if you are committed to save your marriage, but the unfortunate question asked by many people is can I save a marriage alone? Many marriages are falling apart and ending in divorce. The first few years of married life are cheerful, but after a few years sometimes spark and romance in the relationship seems to be gone. Romance and love are replaced by conflicts and misunderstandings. It is

Why Let Financial Problems Ruin Your Marriage

Why Let Financial Problems Ruin Your Marriage
Is money so hard to understand? Financial problems in a marriage are definitely a true relationship killer and one of the most common marriage problems that unnecessarily result in divorce. Money matters are quite simple when you think about it. You can either afford something or you can’t and, if you can’t you have two choices, either stop spending money elsewhere or earn more money. I’m looking for a new car at the moment which has really got me

Where to Find the Best Free Relationship Advice on the Internet

Where to Find the Best Free Relationship Advice on the Internet
Today the internet is one of the best places for free relationship advice. There are a number of places online where you can get free relationship advice. But it is important to know who can give quality relationship advice. You don’t want free relationship advice which ends up being useless. It is also important that you are comfortable with who you select for seeking relationship advice. You should be ready to pay advisers for the relationship advice as they

Wedding Planning On The Web

Wedding Planning On The Web
Planning a wedding? Whether you're a wedding planning pro or a do-it-yourself bride, I know one thing you don't: you aren't using the web enough. The web has become the dominant way to shop for electronics, travel, cars, housing, even education. But you can just as easily use the web to find caterers, event halls, dressmakers, DJs, photographers, videographers--even a wedding planner if you decide to take a break from doing it all yourself. Here's how the web helps

Decorating Your Home with Elegant Christmas Decorations

Decorating Your Home with Elegant Christmas Decorations
Each year, millions of Americans decorate their homes for the upcoming holiday season, namely Christmas. Are you one of those individuals? If so, which type of Christmas decorations do you plan on using? While you might not necessarily think that there is a difference in Christmas decorations, there is. This difference is often the overall quality, as well as the design. If you have yet to start decorating for Christmas, you may want to think about decorating your home

Decorating Your Kitchen for Christmas

Decorating Your Kitchen for Christmas
When it comes to decorating for Christmas, there are many individuals who automatically think about their Christmas tree. While decorating your Christmas tree is a big part of the Christmas holiday, it is not the only thing in your home that you could or should be decorating. What many individuals do not realize is that, if you wanted, you could easily go about decorating your whole home for Christmas, including your kitchen. As previously mentioned, a number of individuals