Lindsey Geiss is a public relations and crisis communications planning professional turned stay-at-home mom and writer. When she’s not handling local early childhood PTA publicity, she’s getting crafty with the kids, researching allergy-friendly toddler food, or planning the next family outing. Lindsey is a fashion lover, shoe collector, jump rope enthusiast and recovering perfectionist. She lives on the West side of Cleveland with her husband and two young children.
Before kindergarten started, the hubs, cubs and I roughed it for a weekend in the wilds of Maumee Bay State Park, twenty minutes outside of Toledo, Ohio. Okay, so my definition of “roughing it” may be closer to Phyllis Nefler’s than yours (think Troop Beverly Hills), but, nevertheless, our dated 3/4-bathroom, two-bedroom cabin was a […]Read More »
How do mothers say good night when they want kiddos to turn out the light? Does a mom slam her laptop on the floor? Does she pick up her wine glass and take one sip more? Does she threaten to take away all the toys if she hears just one more noise? Does she refill […]Read More »
In Part 1 of this two-part post, I explored what it’s like to walk the line between two worlds – parenting and special needs parenting – and shared local resources for parents with any concern about their child, with or without a formal diagnosis like autism. Parents of children with special needs go the extra […]Read More »
Parenting is hard. Special needs parenting is even harder. Trust me, I walk the line between both worlds. While one parent creatively sneaks veggies into dinner, the other references an occupational therapist’s guide to gradual food exposure for extreme selectivity or uses a feeding tube. One argues for a hotel upgrade with optimal view and […]Read More »
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I admit, we’re on the summertime sweets circuit. Between Mitchell’s, East Coast Custard and 808 Shave Ice, my family’s sweet tooth is satisfied this time of year. Not only do frozen, sticky picnic food and drink take a toll on teeth but summer sports lead to more dental injuries. Whether you want straighter, whiter teeth […]Read More »
Lindsey is a public relations and crisis communications professional turned stay-at-home mom of two and writer. An avid shopper, she loves finding and wrapping that ideal gift, planning themed kids’ birthday parties, and slowly turning into the woman who lived in her shoe (closet). She blogs about motherhood, food allergy mom life and other lifestyle topics.