Monthly Archives: January 2012

Special Exposure Wednesday – He Passed The Test

Remember the self control test? Well, here he is opening presents on Christmas day: Guess you can say he passed, 🙂 Share what you managed to capture. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Rebuilding Life – An Interview With a Pro Who “Gets” Us

You know those stories we all tell about our kids’ care team professionals who don’t have a clue? The ones who clearly don’t know at all what life is like outside their 15-minute office visit with our child and her challenges? My guest today is NOT one of those professionals! Harriet Cabelly is a Life…

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Magic Marker Monday — Hoping for Snow…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     The kiddos are a-wishin and a-hopin’ for snow this weekend. So we decided…

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I Brake for School Bells

Somehow I had the mistaken impression that the child would be happy to return to school. We had a pretty good break (stomach flus aside) and she had asked when she would get to go to school again. GET to go. I thought that was a good sign. Uh…no.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – Sorry

Sorry, we’re still not back to par yet. Hope you’re not in the same boat as us, 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you. *photo credit

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A Homework Miracle At The Kitchen Table

She looked up at me, wrapped tight in the blanket that was holding her together. Thirty minutes she’d been yelling at math problems on crumpled paper in front of her. Pencils strewn around, nerves frazzled. Now she sat quiet. Smiling with those big brown tear-soaked eyes. Oh, she was so proud of her work! She…

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Special Needs Learning Resources from PCI Education

As parents, we spend years focused on our child’s education. We want to know what they’re learning, how they are progressing, how it will all fit into their future endeavors, not only with later grade levels but with life. We want to do the best we can to help them succeed. Which is why when…

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Magic Marker Monday — Message For The Tooth Fairy…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back…     The youngest just lost his first tooth… And promptly charmed the socks off…

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The Little Things

(The moving truck arrived so there are currently giant men and 497 boxes all over my house. Jack is in a corner screaming, and the dog peed on the floor. Such is life, eh? Needless to say, I’m reposting again. I PROMISE to write new stuff next week–you know, when I can feel my legs…

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Insurance Advocate: Why You Need One and How To Get One

Remember that list of caseworkers I told you about? Well, in my haste to count on all my fingers the number of caseworkers in our life, I neglected one very, VERY important caseworker / liaison we’ll call “Miss W, The Insurance Gal”. I could tell you a lot about “Miss W, The Insurance Gal”; give…

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