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JELLY BEAN BRACELETS

 This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted? With St. Patrick’s Day and Easter being so close together this year I didn’t have much time to plan Easter activities. (Insert the feeling of failure and a touch of mommy guilt.) This week I’ve been racking my brain for some quick and easy craftivities […]

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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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NO SHOES, NO SOCKS…NO WORRIES

One of the greatest gifts of parenting has been the gift of perspective.  Prior to having children I would not consider myself a flexible or patient person. Even in my early days of being a mom letting go of control and order challenged me.  I am not a clean freak by any stretch of the imagination.  […]

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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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