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Snack time is hard. Kids are restless, bored and just want to have fun. But homework and chores are on deck, and sometimes eating can be a drag. With a child who overheats in every season, finding something that will nourish and refresh her isn’t easy! They sure do love their snacks and one thing I can count on, in any season, is that they
Kids with autism are often misunderstood, but for me, raising my autistic daughter these last 12 years has been a pleasure, an honor and a challenge that has matured me. Along the way I’ve learned so many things, that I thought it would be a great idea to share them with you. And with autism rates on the rise again, this information can be critical.
Yesterday, I got some unhappy news. A new prayer group that I’m part of will be breaking up. I’m really bummed. I had felt a true connection there, even though I’d only been a few weeks. In fact, despite our early meet time, it had already morphed into the highlight of my week, and one of the things I was saddest about this holiday season
I’ll be the first to admit: this year started and continued with lots of trepidation. It wasn’t just the (frankly) terrifying political air that stuck to everything like a bad odor. It was my fear of letting go our “beloved” charter school with Zoe’s graduation, and transitioning one child to public school for the first time, the other transitioning to high school. I *might* have
Hi everyone! I know it’s been forever since I posted, but I thought it was a great time of year to set some family goals for 2018. Actually, I’ve had them in mind – and in a notebook – for quite a while, under the title “2018 Goals for Kids.” Of course, I didn’t stop for them but added myself, and recently had reason to