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The Ever Changing Face of My Blog

There aren’t many of you out there who follow my blog (but I seriously love every one of you who do). If you are one of the few you may have noticed that I’ve been experimenting with… 338 more words


The Peanut is coming home

It’s time to come clean. Get ready for a long read.

While people have called me brave and strong and a great mother to the Peanut, I have been keeping something quiet. 2,251 more words

Special Needs

Backpacks and lunches and laces – oh my!

Got the urge
To write an ode,
A simple verse
No hidden code.

Came across
Some stuff that’s cool,
That you may like
For back to school. 174 more words


More kitchen table talk

Is it possible to be a good student but a poor learner? I think so, based on my own personal experience. During my school years, good grades came easy. 719 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Kids say the darndest things...

I think it’s really hard to shock me these days, especially when it comes to what people say.

Maybe that’s because I’ve worked with the toughest and most genuine inquisitors around. 683 more words

Have You Set Your Informal Introductory "IEP" Meeting Yet?

The school year is approaching fast.  The school staff has returned to work after a long summer’s nap.

This is a good time to contact your student’s Case Manager or Resource Teacher and ask for an… 297 more words

Special Needs

Eight months after our son was killed

It has been eight months since our lives were shattered by the loss of Rowan.

Eight months later..

  • We are preparing to remember Rowan on his third birthday, as we celebrate his sister’s first day of Kindergarten.
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