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Love and Hisses

I was sitting quietly on the bed when the crying started. This wasn’t part of The Plan. The Plan had been agreed upon and rehearsed several times the night before: Mommy would wake Kiddo and kiss her good-bye before leaving for her appointment; Kiddo would go back to sleep; Nana would hang out in Kiddo’s room to keep her company and be close by if she needed anything. 726 more words

A motivational magazine that gets to inmates in prison, shelters, parents who have deceased children.

Sols Magazine supports Books to Prisoners across the United States. We empower writers to submit their poetry or motivational quotes for the world to be touched by their expressions. 240 more words

Death Of A Child

Get Your Joy Back – Banishing Resentment and Reclaiming Confidence in Your Special Needs Family - A Book Review

Get Your Joy Back – Banishing Resentment and Reclaiming Confidence in Your Special Needs Family

By: Laurie Wallin

Kregel Publications

2450 Oak Industrial Drive, NE, 245 more words

Memoirs - Biography

The Moments When Disability Becomes 'Real'

So I’m sitting here waiting for a representative from the DARS Division of Blind Services (DBS) to arrive for our scheduled assessment. I received the call a few weeks ago and the representative briefly told me about all of the wonderful services and programs the DBS offers. 946 more words


It's been one of those weeks

Okay, so for us, it was still in the realm of “normal”.

First, Maura cut her thumb on her sister’s razor.  Because she was trying to use the razor case as a flip phone.  645 more words

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It was dark, still only four in the morning, but I woke from the sound sleep I was in as soon as the bedroom door opened. 363 more words

Special Needs Child

How much normal should you cling to?

A question came to me from a reader, Donna, via my Facebook page.  She is the mom of a child with disabilities plus another, and had a moment of clarity the other day – 1,924 more words

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