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The Great Balancing Act

As a special needs parent you face many obstacles, one of which is just trying to navigate your way through this world. To give your child the very best life they can have. 1,118 more words

Child Loss

Hindsight is 20/20

Hindsight is 20/20 right?

There are so many things I wish I could tell this woman in the weeks after Eva was born.

I don’t know if I would have listened, but I would have liked to have tried. 1,265 more words

Special Needs

The Detective

Out of sorts.


Just not right.

Overly dramatic.

Controlling/ bossy.

Out of her groove.

Not herself.

In a mood.

Goofy. <smh>

These are all phrases that I and/or Chloe’s therapist and/or Chloe’s Mimi said about her during her therapy session yesterday afternoon. 522 more words


The Inside Scoop of how to get on the good side of those schitzaphrenic special needs parents .....

Ok so I’m going to be as honest as I can here as I know from experience we can be difficult at times, there’s some I don’t even like myself. 1,250 more words

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Letter G Scrap Book

Using the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ photo album I created this book for my son to practice the ‘g’ sound as this is one of the many letters that he struggled with.   39 more words

Downs Syndrome

Since I'm making up medical terms...

Someone has to, right?  Since no one knows what Maura has, we call it Sherlock Syndrome (it’s a mystery!).

But then in chatting with that super-awesome sister of mine about my bottle of Prozac that helps with my anxiety, she said “Gee, what do you have to be anxious about?  585 more words

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Why Cerebral Palsy?

When I tell people what I do for a living they’re usually inspired or confused, neither reason is my main goal. I educate and advocate for many reasons but inspiration and/or creating confusion aren’t anywhere on the list. 224 more words