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Why Girls Are Harder To Raise Than Boys

Dear Rose,

I have a confession to make. I didn’t want to have a girl.

We kept your gender a surprise throughout the pregnancy, but I was so sure you were a boy.  1,022 more words

Lies I Believe About Being A "Special Needs" Momma

I leaned over the kitchen counter, my head in my hands, and tried to take a few deep breaths.

The house was a disaster, I hadn’t finished… 1,112 more words

Autism

The Diagnosis Post

I made an appointment at Fraser, an Autism clinic a little over 4 months ago. It is the best place in the state of Minnesota for diagnosing Autism. 1,607 more words

Mommy Blog

A Chip on My Shoulder

Sometimes I feel like I have a chip on my shoulder. Like I’m a “martyr”.

How could anyone with “regular” kids possibly know what I go through?   704 more words

Autism

running

Our latest challenge is running. Recently she has begun to pull away from me and run. She particularly does it when we first get out of a car, or when she wants something, but there is not always a reason and never any indication before she goes. 240 more words

Advice

Just Try

I can tell you about fifteen hours a week of therapy.

I can tell you about speech delays, sensory processing disorder, language processing disorder and social anxiety. 3,012 more words

Parenting

The one where we went to specsavers

Ollie has been saying for a while that he hasn’t been able to see everything properly and I must admit that at first I didn’t take much notice because he gets ideas in his head that he has all kinds of things wrong with him, but this week I was in specsavers with the 16 year old so I thought I may as well make him an appointment. 426 more words

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