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A much needed little "big" moment

It’s been a long week in my world.  My husband’s family lost two of their own, fathers and grandfathers, who were greatly loved and will be greatly missed, but leave great legacies in the children they raised.   581 more words

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Shame on Mama!

My heart melted this morning. Little Miss was at the table coloring while everyone else was getting ready for church. Yet again she is sick and is having to stay home. 258 more words

Now, we know.

Now, we know.

And it’s not the end of the world.

A little vial of blood. And now we know.

I tried to keep my composure. 196 more words

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Confession time

I’m just going to come out and say it -

I hate the thought of losing the epilepsy diagnosis.

Yes, I know, I should be grateful that Maura’s brain isn’t showing signs of seizure activity.  678 more words

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So far, so good

Maura’s been doing well so far with the seizure med weaning.  This is Week Three, and we’re going down 1 ml per week, so I’m guessing we’re hitting the point where if something’s going to happen, we’re going to start seeing it. 413 more words

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Summer R&R- My ASD kid just being a kid!

“2 months of rest and no homework!”

I smile to myself as I listen to Lincoln tell me why he loves summer vacation.
He has come up to sneak under the covers with him Mom who uses her first day of vacation to sleep in past the regular 5:15am wake up. 755 more words

A Mother's Perspective

I'm a Grownup Woman, Mom!

The moments of transition planning continue minute by minute. Our beautiful butterfly seems so eager to break free from her chrysalis. She wants to experience flying with her beautiful new wings. 490 more words