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Normal vs ‘non-normal’

A ‘normal’ person goes to a grocery store and they walk down the aisle. They reach up, they squat down. They don’t need to ask for assistance. 1,035 more words

The Challenges

Giving isn't for recieving but naturally it's what you will get!

I volunteered with my small help in Ollantaytambo,  Peru in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas for just under one month. I had entered into Bolivia around 4 months earlier and I had free time to start searching the internet for a program I hoped to work with. 2,182 more words


Hello there. I’ve started this blog to document my family’s experience struggling with diagnosis and treatment of a rare disease. Our daughter is still an infant and we’ve certainly come a long way, but it hasn’t been easy. 467 more words

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team brooke - the middle school version

{image is a photo of Brooke and a dog that she met on Nantucket last week}

Middle school starts tomorrow. I’m trying to pretend I’m not freaking out. 2,690 more words

Announcing 31 Days of Supporting the Special Needs Family {starts October 1st}

Each year during the month of October, “The Nester” hosts 31 Days, an online writing challenge where we all link up on day one and then write about a topic of our choice every day in October. 277 more words

Building Bridges Through Blogging

,,,,,please pardon me......

School started this week and I think getting up at 6:15am (when it is still dark) has really thrown Zach off schedule.  I heard him call “Mom”, Monday night (Tuesday morning) at 2:00am and went up the stairs to see what was going on.  316 more words


Sensory Processing Disorder

Raising, working with, and teaching special needs kids can be a blessing. It helps to understand different kinds of needs our children or students may face. 108 more words