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An Exciting Breakthrough with My Autistic Daughter

For the last several years, my life has been a mess, in more than one manner of speaking. Autism threw us one crisis after another, often several at a time. Exhaustion and emotional…

Scary Motherhood Moment

It happened when my eight-month-old was doing his inchworm crawl across the floor (rear up, flop forward, rear up, flop forward) around the carpet, exploring at bedtime while I read…

A Lesson from the Little Ones

My son John and his wife, Alysia, came for a week after Christmas with their four little ones, ages six and under. It was a chaotic, energetic, noisy, exhausting, and absolutely wonderful…

Mother/Daughter Conversations

Recently, I watched the movie “Monster-in-Law” starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. The movie centers on the unfortunate relationship between a young, newly-engaged woman and her future mother-in-law. The mother-in-law…

Three Books about Three Women

While it’s cold outside, sitting by the fire with a compelling book to read after the kids are in bed will bring you warm rewards the television cannot offer. Here…

Nurturing the Siblings of Your Special Needs Child

One of the issues my husband and I often discuss is the well-being of our older child. With a severely autistic younger sister, my eldest spends a great deal of…

A New Year. A Good Start!

I am always reflective when I turn my calendar to a new year. There are the obvious questions: What goals did I meet from the previous year? What were the…

The Great Juggling Act

Editor's note: We are blessed to introduce you to another guest blogger, Mary May Larmoyeux. She is a writer for FamilyLife as well as an author and speaker. We hope you…

Sexual Predators: Knowledge is Power

Summer’s winding down, and the kids are back in school: new teachers, new coaches, new slumber parties. But with all the excitement, there can actually be a darker side — new…

Sweet Splash of Summer Memories

A few weeks ago, we again braved the highway to visit family. After the last few road trips, I admit I was a bit road shy, but we survived. While there,…

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