Tagged: Parenting

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Far Reaching Implications

This is a vent and processing post so I apologize if it’s incoherent. As a parent, I take great care when trying to determine what my children should and should not have access to. We...

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Promoting Good Habits

It’s no secret that I struggle with my advanced ADLs. For a while now, that has meant that my teaching ADLs and Life Skills to my kids. Well, in an attempt to have some sanity,...

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They have coping skills!

I’ve mentioned before the playgroups we go to for Olivia. Today was no different. I have gotten to where I like the feeling of social interaction. Olivia likes it a lot. The boys like that...

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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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“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...

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Event Planning for Autistics

One of my new favorite pages on Facebook is Parenting Autistic Children with Love & Acceptance. There’s a lot of great information, but also, you get to ask questions and respond to questions. Since parenting...

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A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place

I have been recently following a few different conversations online about raising autistic kids. There has been something that I keep saying no matter what the situation is, that’s being talked about. There is a...