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Potty Training Prayer Answered

This past Sunday I almost stayed home from church. That particular day of the week is always stressful, and taking my autistic daughter to church often ties my stomach into…

Greater Love

The other day I was running late … again. Imagine that. I’d been watching the clock and felt I had plenty of time to get to our special needs gymnastics…

Failure to Live up to My Own Expectations

The other day one of my friends said, “Some days I feel as if I walk around with a big F for failure on my forehead. It seems I always fail in some…

A New Appreciation for Preschool Parents and Teachers

This morning as I jumped into the car after dropping of my youngest at her preschool for special needs, my phone rang. I answered, unsuspecting. “Jennifer?” I heard a measure of desperation…

Road Trip … Need I Say More?

Another travel season, another road trip … Can I quote Dickens? “These are the best of times and the worst of times.” As I surveyed the mound of clothes, toys, gluten-free…

More Answered Therapy Prayers

God is amazing. And I love how He shows his wondrous power in the most incredible ways. The last few weeks have been stressful and discouraging. A few nights ago, I couldn’t sleep. As…

Messy House

I know I’ve brought up this subject several times before, but I’m amazed at how many times the state of a woman’s home occurs in conversation. “Sorry, we can’t have…

God’s Provision in the Midst of Economic Troubles

How many times have you heard the saying, “You can’t out give God”? Yet are you, like me, surprised when you see that truth in action? A few months ago,…

Eating Out With Autism

The other day my aunt and I took the girls shopping with the promise that we’d go to their favorite fast-food restaurant afterward. I’d invited my aunt along for emotional…

You are Your Child’s Best Advocate, Part 2

In my previous post titled, “You are your child’s best advocate,” I listed a few ideas on how to help teachers and peers understand your child and his or her…

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