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When our kids are excluded for being different (S6E24)

Weekly Parenting Q&A Series: Talking to our kids if they’ve been excluded for being different

Helping kids learn to manage their big emotions with Mightier

Hey parents, some days don’t you just feel like you’re riding an emotional roller coaster? Trust me, I’ve been there. Navigating the stormy seas of big emotions with your autistic child can feel overwhelming. It’s hard seeing your child struggle, and sometimes you might feel lost and alone. But I promise – you’re not alone. …

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A long overdue update all about how I’m doing

How have I been doing? I know I promised this a little while ago and I’m sorry it’s taken so long but I’ve finally finished writing an update all about how life is going for me. To read the updates, click the link or visit my blog. 😊♥️

Some major updates about my kids

It’s been a little while since I’m written here. There have been a great many changes in my life and all of them very positive. I’m obviously still experiencing some writing burnout and I just don’t always have the bandwidth to put my thoughts into words like I used to. That said, I’m really trying …

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We sign papers for day services today

Today is a big day for Gavin. Today is the day that we sign papers for him to begin day services. This has been such a long time coming and I’m so glad we’re finally here. As I understand it, Gavin and I will be meeting with his SSA and a representative from the day …

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Parents Talking Autism (feat. Sara Roberts) S6E11

This week I speak with Sara Roberts about her autism parenting journey. In this unscripted conversation, we learn about her life and the challenges she faces raising her autistic son. 

I think this was our last hiking trip for awhile

I took the kids out for a walk today. I figured if we could find a place that was isolated enough, we could safely get out for a bit. We ended up trying several places before settling on the Wellness Trail. There were no cars there and I felt pretty good about our odds. We …

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One last trip before for the next few weeks

I took the boys to Quail Hollow for one last hike before the car goes in to get fixed. It’s going to be a few weeks before I get it back. We don’t go anywhere very often but it sucks anyway. We found an entirely new trail and it took us roughly 2.5 miles start …

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