Tag: Autism

Knowing Important Milestones Can Save a Child’s Life

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Knowing Important Milestones Can Save a Child’s Life

This post is sponsored and made possible with support from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program. All opinions are my own. Knowing Important Milestones Can Save a Child’s Life: Our Story If you’re a new reader, allow […]

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Sensory Table DIY Tutorial

| May 27, 2016 | 2 Comments
Sensory Table DIY Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias DIY Sensory Table + Tutorial I have simple dreams for my children. Being the parent of triplets with Autism changed me in so many unexpected ways. I do not think less of them or their abilities, but I […]

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Epilepsy: What a Seizure Looks Like, When it Looks Like Something Else

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Epilepsy: What a Seizure Looks Like, When it Looks Like Something Else

My daughter was just two years old when she had her first seizure, due to Epilepsy. I didn’t see it happen. I wish I had, because for the longest moment of my life, as I held my daughter in my arms, screaming out to the world for help, I thought she was dead. She was blueish […]

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Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear

| May 4, 2016 | 33 Comments
Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Network Niche Influencer Agency and Fun and Function. Special Needs Parenting: My Biggest Fear #empoweringdifferent  Special needs parenting is an ongoing, often up-hill learning curve. The craziest thing about special needs parenting is that no matter how good  you get at it, your confidence doesn’t increase accordingly. Actually, […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas: Gizmo Pal 2 – Affordable Peace of Mind for Parents

| December 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Holiday Gift Ideas: Gizmo Pal 2 – Affordable Peace of Mind for Parents

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Verizon Holiday . The opinions and text are all mine. Holiday Gift Ideas: Gizmo Pal 2 #Holidone When Verizon invited me out to one of their stores to share some information about the great sales and tech gifts they have available, I wasn’t sure what to expect. […]

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IEP Meetings Still Make Me Cry: The Two Today Were No Exception

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
IEP Meetings Still Make Me Cry: The Two Today Were No Exception

IEP meetings still make me cry. The two today were no exception. On any average day, I do things that not just anyone could do. I pull it all together, everyday, somehow. It’s not easy, and I do it anyway. But, I won’t pretend that I have it all figured out. That’s just not the way life […]

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This Can’t Be Normal! Are You Busy, Too? This Was My Insane Tuesday 11/10/2015

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
This Can’t Be Normal! Are You Busy, Too? This Was My Insane Tuesday 11/10/2015

Are you insanely busy, too? This was my Tuesday… I’m sure I’ve told you this before, right? Tuesdays are my favorite days. I’m a busy mom. I know all moms are busy, but some days I think I’m insane in the membrane busy! I could cut out a lot of things in my life. Maybe, […]

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Innovative 3-in-1 DIY Upcycle Tutorial: Wall Art, Instrument, & Sensory Wheel

| October 5, 2015 | 1 Comment
Innovative 3-in-1 DIY Upcycle Tutorial: Wall Art, Instrument, & Sensory Wheel

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias Innovative 3-in-1 DIY Upcycle Tutorial: Wall Art, Instrument, & Sensory Wheel One of my five-year-old triplets, Andres, is obsessed with tape, garbage, and innovation.  I get nervous about Andres going through the garbage all the time. Sometimes, I […]

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A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?”

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?”

A Closer Look at Special Education: Is Your IEP “Policy-Proof?” Yesterday I shared my old fear of “Raising the Kindergarten Bully,” and some of the struggles my Special Education children are experiencing in their new School environment. We had an “emergency” IEP meeting last week, per my request. In my email and at the meeting, […]

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Raising the Kindergarten Bully: An Apology To The Parents of His Victims

| September 13, 2015 | 3 Comments
Raising the Kindergarten Bully: An Apology To The Parents of His Victims

Raising the Kindergarten Bully: An Apology To The Parents of His Victims Enrique has always been aggressive. Still, he’s one of the sweetest and most affectionate boys you’ll ever meet. He cares deeply about others and is learning, one day at a time, to express his emotions in a more gentle way.   Although, even […]

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