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FASD Marathon

I once heard it said that raising children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is like running an FASD marathon. At the time, I wasn’t quite sure what the individual meant but, as my grandchildren with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome progress through their teenage years, I now know exactly what it means: 173 more words

FASD

And... he's here!

Well, I haven’t written for what seems like a million years, and although I have so many things to tell you all about how my son (number 1) has handled all the changes in the last few months and various experiences both bad and good and how we’ve handled them, I find myself with only ten minutes before I round up the troops and head off to trampoline class! 330 more words

Family

When the Claws Come Out!

There was a whole number of titles I could have given this post, I toyed with it being something that included the name Damien or 666 but having been forced to trim Miss G’s fingers nails to nothing but stubs I thought using claws was apt.  711 more words

Georgia

Why is it so hard to be honest?

In many of things I’ve read about raising children and particularly children who have issues like ADHD or ASD etc, I’ve encountered the same theories about why these children lie a lot. 829 more words

Family

Rough 2 Weeks as Parents - The Spectacle Lens Episode

Its been a really rough 2 weeks…our Monday started with us finding out that our car had been badly scratched. Yes what a way to welcome the new week! 520 more words

Jah

New School Year, New Start

Well, the new school year has begun here in Australia. We of course, will still be homeschooling, but this year, I’m going to try and change things up a little bit. 417 more words

Family

Changes in Attitude with Vision Therapy

Over the past week, I’ve had a couple parents report that they have noticed changes in the attitudes and behaviours of their children. One stated that the child seems happier and more cooperative and another said her pre-teen has been less defensive. 742 more words

Behavioural Optometry