Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Nosy Neighbors, Nosy Strangers, and Child Protective Services

Posted by Ask Emily on March 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (37)

Whether you are out in public, or maybe even in the privacy or what you thought was your own home, you might be able to relate to this topic.  Some people just don't know when to keep their opinions to themselves and mind their own business.  Their heart and intentions may seem in the right place to them at the time, but they may not understand the full scope of what exactly might be going on behind closed doors.  The ways of and rules of reporting suspected abuse and neglect, ...

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Every Parent Needs and Deserves a Time Out Too!

Posted by Ask Emily on March 9, 2014 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

EVERY PARENT needs and deserves a time out themselves from time to time.  There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with this!  If you realize that you are about at your breaking point, plop your child in front of the tv for 5 minutes and make sure that there is nothing down at their level that could hurt them and go lock yourself in your bedroom or bathroom for up to 5 minutes.  You can use your pillow as a punching bag, or even put your face into your pillow and scream if you feel th...

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