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Twelve Tips for Special Needs and the Long, Long Summer

You have fixed all the bounds of the earth; you made summer and winter. (Psalms 74:17 NRS)

I told a lie. I didn’t mean to, but it just happened. 1,084 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Eyes Averted

After The Boy’s final band concert for the year, I anticipated a meltdown. His TA had asked his friends-who-are-girls to make sure to high-five him before they left, but I knew they wouldn’t. 354 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Mommy, what does autism mean? — Carrie Cariello

Autism has become a hot issue lately in education circles.

Dear Jack, Things are better lately–just the tiniest bit better. I think it’s because your new medicine is working.

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Do you want to SPARK a better understanding of autism?

If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism, UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence invites you to learn more about SPARK… 392 more words


Stop the Blame Game

This morning my son cried, and screamed, and yelled, and had an epic meltdown, and I was the cause. Not on purpose, or even from something huge. 413 more words

Tips And Tricks For Parenting

Thankful for the Ride

I’ve always said that parenting my genius is a roller coaster ride… like when MJ was struggling with grades, was kind of miserable in high school, and then her science fair project on the thrust of rocket engines was chosen to compete regionally and then statewide. 1,060 more words


My Mask On My Face 

I came across The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge. I followed The Daily Post on Word Press shortly after I started my on blog. Anyway, long story short, I came across their weekly photo challenge. 741 more words