Monthly Archives: February 2012

Special Exposure Wednesday – His New Toy

The boy wanted me to show y’all his new toy: Truthfully, I’d rather give it away to one of you so I will never hear it again but that wouldn’t sit well with him, 😉 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Magic Marker Monday — Love Bugs…

“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…     One more Valentine craft to share with you… We found the idea for…

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The Working Special Needs Mom…

So, how does one do it? Work and be Mom of the Medically Fragile? I need to know. I have a job interview. For a real, big girl job. In my field. At a large hospital. In a position that I, a few years ago, could have only dreamed about. I don’t really want to…

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Bite-Sized Homework

We’ve had our ups and downs with homework this year. Most weeks the child’s homework is a sweet routine of math drills and spelling practice. Since she thrives on routine more than even she would care to admit, this has been overall very good. Most days she can do her homework with minimal mom input,…

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Special Exposure Wednesday – The Treehouse

Somebody is sleeping inside the “treehouse” his behavioral consultant made for him: Personally, I think it’s more a tent than a treehouse but hey, what do I know? 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. *My apologies for posting late, I had to defuse a meltdown last…

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Magic Marker Monday — Pet Portrait…

“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 family cat is a favorite artistic subject around our house. She’s not…

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It’s POTTY TIME!!!!

A few years ago, I fell in love with Signing Time. Jack was struggling to do much more than scream and I was increasingly frustrated. In a last ditch effort, I bought some DVDs and prayed that he would communicate with me. Slowly, he began to sign (things like more and done) and I felt…

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This Year’s Medical Goodie Bag

Alternate Tylenol and Ibuprofen every two hours Alternate daytime / nighttime cold / cough remedy OR Allergy antihistamine – whatever seems to work well or that particular kiddo Vicks Vapor Rub (aka Mentholatum for other ‘old school peeps’ like me) on the chest and slathered about the feet at night with socks Warm mist humidifier…

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Daffodils at Night

I made a tour of every store I could think of that might have potted daffodils. The kind you buy as a hostess gift for Easter brunch…or whatever…but this was even a little late for that. Two nurseries, the drug store, and three grocery stores later I finally found a little pot of miniature daffodils. I wasn’t sure they were quite what she was after.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – The Moon

The boy was moon gazing: Well, not really. He was singing instead, 😉 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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