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Being a Child Advocate Means Learning not to Blame

Being an advocate for my special needs child this past month has meant – learning not to blame. And although it hasn’t been easy there are three points I want to share. Being an advocate means: 1. Being able to objectively listen to complaints about my child’s bad behavior — and analyzing the WHY and […]

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10 Things I’ve learned This Year!

10 Things I’ve Learned With Nicholas This Year 1. Patience is showing loving care toward one another, but also love to yourself. It forces you to slow down, take time and experience the moments a little more intensely. 2. Look at the good in every situation. When I’m bogged down with deadlines and student complains, […]

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Often What Goes Wrong is Right with Autism and Life

I want to first say — thank God for some things that went wrong this year. Sometimes what goes wrong is right when it comes to autism and life in general. Often when things don’t go in the direction you hope, you get angry, frustrated and discouraged. And this year I experienced all three emotions […]

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Keep A Pluggin’ Away – When It Comes To Autism

With every post on this blog I try to highlight positive moments in life and encouragement for parents who have children diagnosed with autism. There are many negatives people can highlight. But I choose to look at the bright and happy moments knowing God has given you many good things in this life. My father […]

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A Connection between Autism and Natural Hair

I know that this post isn’t directly about autism, but it does have a connection. I’ll explain that later. It’s been about one year and six months since I decided to change my hair to a style called sisterlocks. For those of you who aren’t familiar, in short — it’s a hair technique that is […]

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