I remember when Clinton was about 15 months old and his speech came to a halt and the milestones stopped. Autism was of course the main diagnosis mentioned but Dysgraphia or Developmental-Coordination Disorder as it is called by some was also mentioned. I had no idea what any of this meant and to be honest […]

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Kindness

The last three months have taken a lot out of us as people. First it was a pandemic which brought much of the world to its knees, which I don’t think is a bad thing because I believe we all need do some praying and reflecting. If that wasn’t enough there was the tragic and […]

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Dyslexia Resource Links

I was recently downloading some activities for son off of the Teachers Pay Teachers website and I came across a great FREE download entitles Dyslexia Resource Link, and I thought it would be great to share those resources. The list of resources is six pages long so I went thru and weeded out the links […]

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Different Sides, Same Team

My son, Clinton attends an out of district school because public school had not been and could not meet his needs. Clinton is a wonderfully creative, imaginative, sensitive, hard working autistic boy who happens to also have Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. Clinton received all these diagnoses between the ages of five and six. I spent the […]

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Happy Mothers Day

To all the moms, single moms, foster moms, pregnant moms, young moms, pet moms, single dads doing their best to be mom, stay at home moms, working moms, moms who have lost children and every mom in between – you are appreciated and you are all Rockstar’s. Today is a day that I hope for […]

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Get Outside

In this time of uncertainty, fear, panic, confusion, sadness and loneliness being inside only deepens these heavy emotions. Its challenging I get it – here in Massachusetts parks are closed, gyms are closed, schools are closed, people are panic buying, you might be unemployed, businesses are closed those closest to you seem so far away […]

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Let’s Talk

I am not for one second going to pretend I am a mom that has it all together. I am not going to lie to you and tell you that everyday since quarantine has began my son has eaten perfectly balanced meals everyday, because he hasn’t. I am not going to lie and tell you […]

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Create More, Panic Less

Today it was announced that in my state, Massachusetts schools will be closed till at least May 4th. My personal thought is that my son along with so many will not go back to school until the fall and I am not filled with panic or worry that he will regress in anyway. I in […]

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Home Based Educational Resources

If you have a child chances are they are out of school and you out of work for at least the next two weeks possibly more depending on where you live and how things unfold. Different schools and states are approaching this unique situation differently some are using google classroom, some are mailing work home, […]

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Fear is Contagious

We all have our own thoughts and opinions on the current Coronavirus and I am not here to go into any detail about the virus itself, there is already enough information in all its forms being thrown our way. I am here to talk about how our children look to us in these times and […]

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