Monthly Archives: September 2008

Talking About Your Child’s Special Needs

Based on this post, many of you asked my thoughts on specific issues. Last week I began writing about the requested topics. Talking to people about your child’s special needs can be difficult. You should always remember that who you talk to and what you say is always your choice. Also remember, talking about it…

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Try This Tuesday #11: A Safe Place To Bounce

This week, Danette from Everyday Adventures shares how she has dealt with the challenge of having 3 little boys who all love to bounce and jump around! A SAFE PLACE TO BOUNCEby Danette All of our boys are sensory-seekers when it comes to movement. They love to be in motion — running, jumping, climbing, bouncing,…

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French Toast, and a Month of One-Pot Suppers

This French toast recipe is a great way to use up leftover gluten-free bread. It freezes well too, so it’s wonderful for a warm breakfast when you’re short on time. Serve it with pure maple syrup, jam, fresh fruit, or compote. 6 slices gluten-free bread (I used Ener-G Brand) 3 eggs 1/3 cup vanilla rice,…

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Not your average to-do list

I wrote this guest post recently and have been asked several times to repost the list portion. This list is what I wish another person had sit down and explained to all my friends and family….the things I would have told everyone if I’d understood at diagnosis.  The things that could have saved friendships and…

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The Cutest Miracle Ever!

He’s handsome! He’s amazing! He’s a miracle, and he is very, very loved! Meet Tyler, and his Mom, Nancy… Tell me a little about yourself and your family. My name is Nancy and I am a wife and mother. I am married to Dallas and we have a son who is almost 3. His name…

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You Know You Are The Parent…..

Okay. After of week of lacing up my Army boots and marching head first into the battle of getting Parker the proper vent for his needs, I’m ready to have a light hearted moment. Or several. How about if we create a list of how ‘You Know You Are A Parent Of A Kid With…

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Photographing Your Children

If you have children, photography is probably one of your hobbies. I want to help you learn to photograph your child so that you capture the images you want which will be cherished throughout your lifetime and beyond. The second and fourth Saturdays of each month, I will give photography tips to help you chronicle…

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The Realities of Reflux…

My husband always jokes that he can tell what kind of a day it has been by peeking out onto the back deck to see what has been hosed down during the day… However, some weeks are too much for even humor to salvage. Anyone who has raised a child (or two or three) suffering…

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Finishing the Game

Yesterday, my son and I played an entire game of Chutes and Ladders without him crying or running out of the room, even when he didn’t win. This has been a long time coming. Michael has wanted to play board games for the last couple of years, but would usually quit in tears when it…

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Stress-Busting

As parents, we wear many hats. We are parents, teachers, tutors, cooks, chauffeurs, mediators, health-care advocates—the list goes on. It’s a job that poses many challenges; but it also provides tremendous rewards. The hugs, kisses, and smiles are priceless! Some days the hustle-and-bustle of our parenting gig and all our other jobs can leave us…

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