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TALKING TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT LOSS

In a little over a year, my family has faced three significant losses in our family: miscarriage, my grandmother, and our beloved dog. As adults, we certainly mourn and grieve losses, but most of us are able to handle that grief in our own ways, or can find help to handle it, and we have […]

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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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#METOO

I had worn the dress several times before; to a funeral, a couple of weddings, and a charity gala. It was nothing spectacular, but it always made me feel good about myself. It was black, with a flattering fit that covered all of my trouble spots. That night, accessorized it with Spanx and pantyhose, the […]

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LOVE YOUR FACE

LOVE YOUR FACE

For the most part, the 30’s have been amazing. It’s like your brain finally puts things in order – who/what to care about, who/what NOT to. There’s a pruning of what’s important, shedding the negative and really enjoying what life has to offer. That all said, not everything in the 30’s has been smooth.  And, […]

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