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Cole and I joined my husband’s company for a 5K this past weekend. The race benefited Homeboy Industries, a non-profit that began in Los Angeles, that successfully provides former gang members with education, counseling, training, opportunity and support. 194 more words

Family Life

T21 October - Celebrating Maddie

Here’s one of our home grown Aussies! Maddie Moo is 16 months old and lives in Tasmania.

Her greatest challenge has been facing Open Heart Surgery at 6 months of age. 173 more words

Settled In!

WOW! How life can seriously take over and throw us off the bandwagon in so many ways!

“My Aspie World” site has truly been neglected and I am so sorry to my followers for that! 807 more words

Special Needs

The Power of Hot Wheels

For a while we struggled with toys for Holden because his little hands were always clenched in tiny tight fists. we knew we had to get him to open them but how was the big question. 243 more words

The Backpack Breakdown

I am currently doing a children’s theatre production while I perform in the evening big kids’ show. I love doing kids’ shows. A lot of that is because I want to pay it forward. 376 more words


I'm the best mom. And so are you.

You are the best mom.

We all have days, days of guilt, fear, dread and sadness. But as long as you are doing your best, you are present, loving, aware and trying, you are the best mom. 460 more words

Mental Health,bipolar,kids,parenting,acceptance

All I Want for Her is a Normal Childhood: Embracing the Special Needs of My Daughter

This week, I attended a 504 Plan meeting for our daughter. Now that she is entering the third month of school, we got together with her classroom teacher, the school nurse and social worker to assess how well the accommodations she receives are working for her. 295 more words

Personal Reflections