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PTSD and Triggers

Can we talk about PTSD and triggers for a second? Not specific but big view. In the past couple of weeks, I had two triggers send me into flashbacks.. They were of different events and...

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Targeted Solutions

As Olivia’s daily life becomes more structured, and the boys are doing well in school, I seem to find myself more relaxed. This means I’ve taken up some new hobbies, but it also means I...

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Misconceptions People Get

So I did the wrong thing after reading an article I liked… I read the comments. How many times do I tell myself “Don’t read the comments!”? How many times do I tell others “Don’t...

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It’s Never Enough…

This school year has started for both the boys. D is in middle school and S is rounding out his final year in elementary. I was chatting with a friend today and it really hit...

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The Place I Belong

This is the way all places should be.. This is the place I’ve always wanted to find.. And I feel like I have now, even if for a fleeting moment on our journey. And I...

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Please Use the Side Entrance

Let’s talk about middle school. Let’s talk about Daniel’s upcoming middle school. Let’s talk about arguments I’ve heard that support Daniel’s upcoming middle school. Let’s talk about how you can tell the pervasive paradigm of...

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“Gut Issues” and Potty Training

I’ve read the statistics quite a bit on GI problems with regards to Autism. Autistic kids are reportedly 3.5x more likely to have GI problems than typically developing children. What they don’t tell you with...

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A Tween Among Us

So I knew this day would come, but I didn’t expect it so soon. Daniel has turned into a tween (preteen) and seems to be picking up on a lot of things. I will admit,...

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New Years Resolution

I read a blog recently that described me so well I was rather surprised. Every year, I think I’m going to do a better job of keeping my home clean and organized, my life more...