Are you suffering from supermom syndrome? Well, if you think that you can run the household, have the kids, care for them (and the big kid) without a hitch, work a full time job, be the chef, housekeeper, doctor, counselor, and psychic all at the same time; all without ever making a mistake, I might add, than you might have supermom syndrome. And if you feel the need to do all of this, without sleeping or taking care of yourself, then you definitely have supermom syndrome. Now, what do we do about it?
Summer heat invites the happy sounds of children frolicking in the yards, trips to the beach, family reunions, summer camp, and other fun times. It is easy to miss the increase of ambulance sirens in the background. Although summertime is the time to relax and let go, we parents must not relax too much.
Although it is important to have fun while at the beach, it is also important to be on alert for jellyfish when in the water or walking along the beach. Listen to the warnings of the lifeguards and watch children carefully.
Happy National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to all! The danger of texting while driving has been a hot issue in the media for the past few years. There have been pushes from the media and law enforcement to stress its dangers. Do you remember the big push by Oprah Winfrey’s “No Phone Zone” pledge not to text while driving? (4) The latest push is the commercials that show what was being texted at the time of deadly or debilitating accidents. These touch a special place in all of us.
Edward Syndrome, also known as Trisomy 18, is a genetic disorder in which there is a third copy of chromosome 18 due to a random error in cell division. Edward syndrome is second in frequency to Down Syndrome.