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Dealing with Anxiety

Here’s an article many of us can relate to about a mom’s experience chasing after her preteen son as he exploded with anxiety: https://medium.com/@awsamuel/an-open-letter-to-the-police-officer-who-helped-my-autistic-son-5ebb51478cc0#.jkt6fycti

Overwhelming anxiety is a common problem with our kids. 1,756 more words

Dealing With Challenging Behaviors

End of the Season: More Route Development

Morgan and I managed to get out to the mountains for one last day of bolting before, what looks like, the end of the season for anything but bouldering. 730 more words

Hidden potential

We often grow plants for their leaves–for example lettuce, spinach, basil and parsley yield delicious salad greens and herbs.  In a typical growth cycle leaves and stems appear and then flowers, seeds, and sometimes fruit. 123 more words


Planks on Testing

Planks are finally on. It took a lot of planing and sanding, but they are on.

After getting the planks on I was anxious to start climbing. 796 more words

Elisa Wallace Clinic

I had a great time at the Elisa Wallace Clinic but am not going to focus much on the first day for a few reasons: A) it was flatwork day and, while difficult, I felt there were too many people in the session and I did not get as much individual attention as I would have liked and B) the boy forgot his camera battery so no pretty photos. 569 more words

Daily Life

Adventure Time: Bolting in the Crowsnest Pass

You know what’s more fun than building climbing equipment? Climbing! Especially putting up new routes or problems.

Morgan and I set out early Saturday for the emerald wall in the Crowsnest pass. 543 more words