Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong
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Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong

Moms of children with differences often blame themselves when things are hard. The truth is sometimes things are really difficult, but it doesn’t mean you are doing it wrong.  He threw the book and stomped off to his room. “Don’t you understand?” he yelled, clearly frustrated. “I have dys-A-lexia!” As he slammed the door, I…

What No One Tells You When Your Child Is Diagnosed With Autism
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What No One Tells You When Your Child Is Diagnosed With Autism

When your child is diagnosed with autism, a new stage of life begins. This is what I wish someone would’ve told me.  Every mom with a child on the spectrum remembers the moment she heard the word. The moment the doctor confirmed what somewhere, deep down inside, she already knew. The moment the diagnosis was…

One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing
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One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing

It’s hands down, one of the most difficult parts of my son’s sensory processing disorder: Bathing. My son has never been one for baths. It was evident from the start. When he was just a couple of weeks old, he was admitted to a children’s hospital. He was desperately ill, and no one knew why….