This is going to be a very candid and open post, partly because I haven't posted in awhile & I am itching to write & partly because I've had 3 "captain crunch" drinks so take it as you will. I have home schooled our SN 6 year old for almost exactly 1 year. She has … Continue reading .IEP, ARD, & other acronymns
I am officially doing just that. Running on empty. Emotionally, physically, mentally. Not only are we coming out of the holidays, but I am also coming out of a pretty heavy bipolar depression spiral and have begun a new medication regime. It always takes some time to adjust, but thankfully ::knock on wood:: the fog … Continue reading . running on empty
-it's the little moments that make life big ... sometimes when parenting is really hard and a day (or week) is particularly tough, we have to stop what we're doing exactly where we are and think about all the little things that make our life great. Sometimes you may can only think about 2 … Continue reading . all the little things
for many SN parents, our lives can feel very similar to the childhood game of red light/green light. That little plus sign shows on the pregnancy test. GREEN LIGHT We race to get everything ready for this new life we will be bringing into the world. GREEN LIGHT We bring this beautiful little human into … Continue reading . red light/green light
I have been silent for several weeks now. I am having to regroup my heart and my mind for a new diagnosis for our little human. For years, ever since her first diagnosis, we were told time and time again that she WAS NOT on the spectrum. Well, a couple of weeks ago that diagnosis … Continue reading .regroup
so there is a saying in most child rearing .. "it takes a village." Well, in my world it takes a tribe. Not the kind of tribe one would think of, not so much a tribe to help raise my SN child, but more of a tribe to replenish my soul once a month. My … Continue reading . my tribe
This past month has been one of great change and adventure for us. Part of the adventure has included 2 out of town trips back to back. Yep, you read that correctly.. a 4 hour weekend road trip to Dallas for my family reunion and then a 9 hour road trip to St. Louis for … Continue reading .traveling..do you dare?