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May the force be with you.

Entertaining is one of our choice pastimes. Sometimes the cocktail hour is extended and dinner gets a little held up, but our guests never complain (at least not to our faces). 1,285 more words


Things You Don't Know About A Special Needs Parent: A Revelation

Raising a child with any disorder, condition or special need, is both a blessing and a challenge. A challenge for the obvious reasons, and a blessing because you don’t know the depths of victory and joy until you see your child overcoming some of those challenges (sometimes while smiling like a goofy bear). 1,486 more words


Never the same

Tuesday 6th October

And you, my dear son, certainly did leave footprints on our hearts.

And we, and our lives, will never, ever be the same. 125 more words


Communications Series: Stuff in a Jar

Communications Series: Stuff in a Jar

This is one of the earliest forms of communication and I am currently using it at work – so it seemed quite fitting to start with this. 964 more words


When will it get better?

I spent the first hour of the school day today at Little Man’s school, meeting with the principal and social worker over an incident yesterday. I spent most of last night alternating between anger/frustration, and tears. 483 more words


Thank Goodness for Storytellers - Down syndrome Awareness Month 2015

I love a good story. I’m drawn to storytellers. So, it makes sense that I love reading. Being transported to another world and walking through adventure with a character on a page is not only fun, but opens a world of imagination. 454 more words

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Cuddle time

One characteristic of my four-year-old that I love is that he has always enjoyed snuggling. It is a unique trait for someone on the Autism Spectrum or with sensory issues. 389 more words

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