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Being Benjamin’s mum

I don’t know why I still subscribe to them. Those weekly emails from the parenting websites listing the milestones my children ‘should’ be reaching at three weeks, three months, three years. 595 more words

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10 Things All Autism Parents Can Agree On

Being an autism parent is something that only other autism parents can understand. 

There are situations we encounter and issues we deal with that most people would never think about. 1,229 more words


Late Bloomers

“Look at these blooms!”

I have just returned from a trip with my mother to see my brother and sister-in-law in Eugene, Oregon. I fully expected to see our flower beds in that dried out, dead leaf state that results from a freeze. 430 more words


What's available vs. what's needed....the heavy continues

As I navigated my daughters new diagnosis I found myself often frustrated.  Although she was a young child I wanted her in tap class and tumbling class.  832 more words

The only way is up.....baby

Last week, I found myself in an unusually low place, consumed with negative feelings of sadness, self pity and fear of the future.

I had felt it creeping up on me over a period of time and number of things had contributed to me feeling like this. 1,272 more words

Unique Genetic Condition


I have bad anxiety, so the last few days have been hard.

The night they suggested Max had a developmental delay, my brain went into overdrive. 170 more words

Ending Technology Control

We all use technology every day. It aids us in our daily routines. For those with special needs it can be an aid for people with social and developmental issues. 2,217 more words

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