Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness

by Amy Moseley What is Autism? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects 1 in 66 children and 1 in 42 boys.  While the focus is often on children with ASD, it affects individuals across their lifespan. ASD is a “spectrum disorder.” That...
Get Outdoors and Start Moving

Get Outdoors and Start Moving

By Pam Coyle I sit too much. I blame work and Netflix. Sitting too much has some serious consequences, as researchers have discovered. People who sit for long periods – whether in front of the television, computer or steering wheel – significantly increase...
Home safety is no accident

Home safety is no accident

By Ellen Margulies There are certain situations you know to be unsafe: Having access to an ex-boyfriend’s number after a few glasses of wine. Grocery shopping on an empty stomach. Bcc’ing anyone on any email, ever. But then there are those situations where you might...
Summertime Is Camp Time

Summertime Is Camp Time

Jennifer “Twinkle” Buckelew is the Director of Camp Sycamore Hills’ resident camp program, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s largest camp. Jennifer has a long-standing relationship with Girl Scouts, having spent six years as camp director in Greater Atlanta and the...
Summer Is Here And It’s Time For…Camp?

Summer Is Here And It’s Time For…Camp?

By Pam Coyle I don’t know how parents do it. Summer camp schedules publish in January or February and they sell out quickly. We don’t even have children and I got stressed out looking at what is available in June. � Nashville Zoo – all camps sold out. Cheekwood...
Favorite Stories About Our Mothers

Favorite Stories About Our Mothers

For Mother’s Day we asked that you send us your memories of special times with your mother or your favorite stories. Here they are and we are still looking for more. Send us your tribute to your mother at admin@allaboutwomen2.wpengine.com. I grew up in the era...