Category: Self Help

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Mistakes, Correcting them, Moving on…

When I first left for college, I thought things would be great. Then I moved in with my first roommate who scared and intimidated me beyond belief. We rarely had a working relationship, even when...

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Back to School, Focus on Life

We’re quickly approaching the first day of school. My 6 yr old is very excited as he gets his favorite 1st grade teacher. My 5 yr old is just excited to go to the big...

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On Being Disabled

This is an emotional subject for me. I don’t typically like to think about it as it hurts. In my nearly 28 yrs living, or the 10 years since graduating from high school. I have...

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Sensory, Special Needs Catalogs

My good friend at the Dallas Morning News Mom Blog created a post today about a set of Special Needs catalogs. It got me thinking about all the catalogs I have found over the years....

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Hodge Podge #1

Three things have happened in the Autism world. Parenthoodstarted airing on NBC last week. Last night was the second episode. The episodes are also available to watch online if you’re like me and don’t want...

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Now We’re Cooking…

Until about 18 months ago,  I never cooked.  My repertoire consisted of breakfast foods & I was lovingly dubbed “The Frozen Food Queen” by my family.  I could bake up a storm, but if it...

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Understanding Grief

I’m thinking about this because of a discussion that started on a listserv I’m a member. What does it mean to grieve? Should we not grieve because it’s illogical? I have 3 instances in my...

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The Floortime Approach

We are looking into starting a floortime/DIR approach with both of our boys. I have been thinking about it and feel this is the best way for our family. But as I look more into...