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Moms of Special Needs Children

Sorry About That, My Child Really is “Special”

Have I ever mentioned that I am a speech-language pathologist? Before I got married, I worked with preschoolers with special needs. I had ideas about discipline: Keep the mental age…

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Vacuum?

Today as I pushed the vacuum into my bedroom, my dog froze in terror. In compassion I turned to the right so she could tuck tail and run the other…

Giving Thanks

Several months ago while in the midst of our bedtime routine, I kneeled beside Rachel’s bed to pray for her. I started with the usual: sleep all night long, learn…

Toxic Environment

While waiting to see Rachel’s DAN (Defeat Autism Now) doctor, a book in the waiting room caught my eye. I can’t remember the exact title, but I do remember that…

Time to Go Bananas

A few months before Rachel was diagnosed with autism, I was having one of THOSE evenings. My husband was late. Dinner was still a mystery. The phone was ringing. Our…

Summer Vacation Blitz

It’s started. Summer vacation season. The other night I sat with some friends and listened to their varied vacation plans. I have to admit I was jealous. Vacation is a…

How Much More can I Take?

Are you familiar with the children’s song, “The Bear Went Over the Mountain?” It’s a cute little ditty about a poor bear that climbs a mountain. Once he gets to…

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