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“Stop Judging Me!” 5 Ways to Overcome When Others Judge Your Child with Special Needs

When out with Rachel, my daughter with autism, I’ve been stared at and judged more times than I can count. She has stripped naked in public, held screaming tantrums, had huge tangles…

Internet and Gaming Addiction

I talked to some moms recently who have dealt with a child who was addicted to internet video gaming. This is a serious problem in these families, and impacts relationships…

My Single Mom Slippers

I really must be tired – from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet. Not only is my hair looking a bit limp lately, but my…

Art Lessons … From My Daughter and Her Father

Sunday afternoons at my house have had some perks lately. They have found me on my back porch with a little 5-year-old who looks a lot like Shirley Temple at…

Therapy and Mom: Rethinking My Role in God’s Eyes

While attending a continuing education session for my speech-language pathology license, I was struck by how intimately the divine hand of God works in all things, especially Rachel’s life. Almost…

Christmas in Uganda

It needs to be said. For a mzungu (a foreigner), Christmas on the Equator is a little … weird. You’ve got the sun shining away at a pleasant 80 or…

The Little Stuff Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore

On December 14, the little stuff just didn’t matter to me anymore. The whining. The fussing. The nagging. Not sharing. All of the “toddler stuff” that would wreck my nerves…

How To Keep Your Husband Looking At You–and Only You!

Ever since Shaunti Feldhahn ripped the security blindfolds from our eyes in For Women Only, we’ve been wondering what to do about the fact that our husbands are wired to…

Newtown: Light in the Darkness

Sadly, once again, we as a nation of families and individuals are trying to make sense of the senseless.  Death always feels wrong, even in old age, but in children? …

Christmas, Special Needs, and Surviving Gatherings

It’s the Christmas season again. Time to get out the decorations, visit with family and prepare for tantrums, stripping naked, and for asking to go home as soon as we…

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