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Tips For A Better Nights Sleep In Sleepless Times

Tips For A Better Nights Sleep In Sleepless Times

Are you struggling with sleep? Insomnia is defined by having persistent problems falling and staying asleep.  You might not usually have insomnia, but if you’re having difficulty sleeping right now, there are some things you can do to improve your sleep! Many (most)...

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The Holidays: Special Needs Style

The Holidays: Special Needs Style

Notice the stressed look on the boys? Celebrations + anxiety = acceptance and love. At the risk of sounding like Mrs. Grinch I have a confession. I don’t like the Holidays. There, I said it. Perhaps if we could go back to celebrating Halloween AND Thanksgiving prior...

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Anniversary

Anniversary

August 22 is a very poignant anniversary for our family. It is the anniversary of the day my husband Vin and I first heard, “your son has autism.” At the time, I was quite certain I would never be the same. There were days where I was unrecognizable to myself and...

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Parenting The Child You Did Not Expect

Parenting The Child You Did Not Expect

13 years ago a perfect baby boy was born. Because we understood him to be perfect, we named him Elijah. We knew of course he was special as most parents do.   He has always had the most amazing, loving spirit and thankfully, still does.   When he...

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About A Boy

About A Boy

That moment. You know, the one when the life you knew and the rest of your life split. That’s the one I want to talk about. We all have one, or if you don’t yet, you will. It is as much a part of the human experience as breathing; trust me on this one. Perhaps it was...

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