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Love Needs No Words- Autism Awareness

What is Autism? April is National Autism Awareness Month. According to Autism Speaks, Autism Spectrum Disorders are complex disorders of brain development, characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Breaking free from stereotypes Raising two children with autism is definitely not anything I had imagined. We had a long journey […]

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The Uninspired Parent

Stuck in a Rut: The Uninspired Parent

The one constant about parenting, is that your life/goals/challenges/successes/failures are always changing. Life for a parent ebbs and flows as your children learn new skills, tackle new problems, and generally change as human beings. So as parents, we’ve all experienced the mountain peaks of joy as well as the valleys of despair….but what about life in […]

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A Simple Way to Stop a Foul Word

Why Words Matter I’m an English teacher, so words really matter to me. Their meaning, their tone, their flow in a sentence, all contribute to their overall impact upon their audience. As a mom, teaching words is an even more complicated job. I’m not talking about language acquisition or building a love of literacy. I’m […]

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Being Six- 1987 versus 2017

Being Six: 1987 versus 2017

March of 1987 was a good time for me. I was 6 years old, and enjoying life in my first grade class at Fox Run School in Norwalk. My teacher, Mrs. Lissio, was teaching the class to read and I clearly remember learning my address and having to memorize it. My day consisted of simple […]

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