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What I Learned From Having An Exceptional Mommy Meltdown

About a week ago in the late afternoon, Michael and I  got into a very heated argument about Michael not accepting something I told him couldn’t happen that afternoon. 700 more words

OCD, Ritualistic Behavior And Michael Transitioning to A New Season-Winter

So the last two days have been hard. There are no ifs, ands and buts. Michael is tired, stressed, and due to the cold and rain he has not been able to get outside at recess and out to the park with me. 381 more words

Endings, Beginnings And Seeing The Right Path With My Exceptional Child

What a weekend! I don’t think we have had such an amazing weekend as a family like this in about a month. Saturday’s beautiful fall sunshine weather just added to my joy, the joy of being with Michael outside in the park. 651 more words

Parent/Teacher Interviews and More Growth for This Mom and Her Son!

So last night was the Parent/Teacher Interviews at Michael’s school. As always, it was as much a learning experience for me as it was for Michael. 555 more words

Pretend Friends, Crafts and Experimentation With Control, Anxiety and Self-Direction

Michael is going through another phase of exploration now, with making pretend friends out of crafts materials. As with anything he does, he does it with an intensity that is hard to sometimes understand for me. 541 more words

5 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Challenging Behaviors and Testing Limits With Your Exceptional Child

So the latest stage Michael is at is kind of a cool one, yet difficult at the same time. As I mentioned before, he is testing us with pushing the limits on things his Dad and I ask him to do. 846 more words

This one has a Motor!

When my daughter was 4 years old, we visited a friend with a large cat. The cat was heavy, but my daughter struggled mightily to pick her up. 550 more words

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