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Tell Me More

"I need to talk to you about your son", she said last night, after she'd pulled me across the parking lot at the bowling alley, eager to speak with me. Her son and Blake are in the same class this year. These conversations never go well. I watched her with intent eyes, studying her demeanor… Continue reading Tell Me More

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Eye Appointment

Blake‚Äôs eye appt today lasted 2 hours. I spent a lot of time prepping him and explaining how the exam would work since it was his first; machines, what he would have to do, etc. I failed to explain to him the dilation and that whole process. He was amazing the whole time but fell… Continue reading Eye Appointment

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Purpose

I plan on writing a longer blog post about this because I really need to get it all out. Funny, I came across this article as I sat at my computer trying to gather my thoughts. 9 Reasons to Have Some Compassion for the Naughty Kid's Parents I'm not sure where to start, but I… Continue reading Purpose

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What Makes Blake Awesome

I remember taking Blake in for a sick appointment when he was around two years old. We didn't see our regular doctor that day, but saw one we had seen a few times before. In the appointment Blake was alert, playful, and laughing at all of the doctor's silly faces as he poked and prodded… Continue reading What Makes Blake Awesome

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ASD: Awesome Spectrum Disorder

Today marks my 4 year WordPress Anniversary! I started this blog nearly 5 years ago on blogspot, then switched over to Wodpress. I thought an anniversary warranted a post. Naturally, I want to give an update on what's going on with our little guy because it's what's relevant in our lives. It's been a rollercoaster… Continue reading ASD: Awesome Spectrum Disorder

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More than a Label

I unsteadily walked up the stairs holding the stick in my left hand. I stopped midway to the top, where I could barely see your dad sitting at his desk typing away at the computer. I peaked at him through the stairwell railings to be sure I could catch a good glimpse. I couldn't make… Continue reading More than a Label

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DIY-No Sew Weighted Blanket

How to tutorial on making your very own weighted blanket.