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The Responsibility of Being Happy

 This is a hard post to write as I feel as if I am being judgemental and I feel strongly that parents should not judge other parents. 345 more words

"R" is for Raising a Sensory Smart Child by Lindsey Biel

Another special needs parenting book in my bag today! I absolutely recommend, any parent out there with a special needs childd, or care staff/teachers working with special needs kids must read this book. 207 more words


The End is in Sight!

In just a couple of weeks, I will complete a long time goal of mine. I will graduate from college with a Bachelors Degree. At 54, it is fairly uncommon to see other students my age at the university that I attend. 297 more words


Paper clips and string

Some days I feel like Mc Guyver, and everything in my life is being held together by some sort of random household items and “magic”. Today my little bits of paper, and chewing gum, plus a toothpick, aren’t doing the job. 211 more words

Making sacraments and memories

So we’re Catholic, right?  On my side, we’re nothing but Catholic thanks to a strong Irish and Italian heritage.  I grew up in an Irish/Italian/Polish neighborhood, where there was a Catholic church every square mile.  1,169 more words

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"I could never do what you do!"

It’s supposed to be a compliment.  People say it to special needs parents all the time as a way of commending them for their hard work and perseverance. 746 more words

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Living in Limbo

The past month has been a challenging one for me. As I have said, my grandson has come to live with me. He has been here for just a month and my life is so dramatically different, I hardly recognize it. 286 more words