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New School, New Town, Same Old Me

Yesterday morning I dropped Rachel off at a new school. Again. I find it ironic that my child with high anxiety, autism, and apraxia—and the host of communication problems that…

A Single Mom’s Late Night Lunchbox Labors of Love

So the other day I’m dragging my kids through the grocery store purchasing lunch items and for the gazillionth time they asked for those pre-packaged lunch thingies.  As a former…

Public School Mission Field

My mom, a public school teacher, often declared “I’m the only Jesus many of these children ever see.”  And she would remind my siblings and me that we were representing…

The Back-to-School Happy Dance

I always have a wistful feeling when the end of summer approaches, and I know the family will be transitioning back into the school year, after several idyllic months of…

Tinkling in the Ocean – The Little Joys of Life

You know how you make spur of the moment decisions and then think better of it later?  Yeah, well, I let my 3-year-old tinkle in the ocean this summer.  The…

Moving, Autism, and a Tired Mommy

Yesterday I pulled into the driveway and eldest burst into tears. Why? The realtor had put a sign in our yard. It was official. We are moving back to Texas….

Royal Fascination

By Princess Julia DesCarpentrie “Princess jammies!”  wailed my over-tired 2-year-old daughter.  The strawberry, monkey, and  ballerina pajamas were unacceptable.  Only the nightgown with Disney princesses residing in the dirty laundry…

10 Practical Ideas to Help Stop the Whining, Already!

Does your family have a whiner? (Do you grimace when I mention this person?) One of my children, who is five, has managed to bring whining to an art form….

School’s (Still) Out … Now What?

Editor’s Note: There’s a few more weeks until school is back in session. Have you heard these words yet? “Mom, I’m bored!” I heard them for the first time yesterday,…

Single Mom Spinning

One of the sweetest things I hear daily is, “Mom, watch this!” Usually it’s followed by another child saying, “Mom, watch me!” and yet another child bellowing, “Look here, Mom! …

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