What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder
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What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder

“Momma, I need you to turn off the air conditioner,” my son said as we drove to his appointment. “OK, but why?” I asked, thinking about the 95 degree heat that was sure to make us a sweaty mess, in about three minutes, without the air on. “Because I am eating something crunchy,” he answered,…

Is Sensory Processing Disorder Really That Big Of A Deal?

Is Sensory Processing Disorder Really That Big Of A Deal?

Sensory issues are a part of our life. They are a significant part of our life. For years, we have accommodated my son’s sensory differences daily. These accommodations have become almost second nature around here.  (For example, I was shopping alone – praise Jesus! – at Costco the other night. I heard a baby starting to wail…

31 Days Of Winter Sensory Activities (for all ages!)
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31 Days Of Winter Sensory Activities (for all ages!)

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are a lot of fun around here. We decorate together. We drink hot chocolate. We watch as many Christmas movies as possible. It’s fun, but it is also overstimulating and anxiety inducing for my boys. The unique sensory experience of the holidays (think Christmas music blaring with an artificial…

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25 Resources for Out of the Box Learning

Parenting children with learning differences can be an immense challenge. For me, part of this challenge is that my sons’ learning differences also (necessarily) mean mothering differences for me. Eating, sleeping, showering, playing and yes, learning – all require a different approach in order for my sons to thrive. I have spent years trying to…

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