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Vaca Sans Kids

THE ART OF THE KID-FREE VACATION

Summer is winding down. One of our favorite things about summer are the family adventures. As important as family vacations are, there is another type of vacation…the lesser hailed but equally incredible and, dare I say it, possibly even more necessary sister to the “family vaca” is the unicorn trip: the Kid-Free Trip. Gasp! Yep, […]

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TEEN ATTITUDE…WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?

I was attending an event last week. The speaker commented on a behavior of his teenage son and said anybody that has teenagers knows the “teenage attitude”.  I found myself very distracted missing the whole point of his training because I was disturbed by that simple comment. I reflected on my teens boys, unable to […]

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WHEN THE NEW YEAR DOESN’T FEEL NEW

I look forward to the beginning of each new year with sweet anticipation of what is to come.  I get so excited about new planners, with their fresh, clean and unmarked pages.  I thrive on the thoughts of the exercise plan I am going to follow and prepare my mind for how busy the gym […]

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CHRISTMAS SHOPPING FOR ASD KIDS AKA “WHERE’S THE WINE”

I initially started this post with the best of intentions. I set out to write the definitive list of gifts for harried parents of children on the autism spectrum. I soon realized such a list was not possible. The spectrum is so wide reaching, that each child has their own unique set of challenges and […]

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