Healing Through Play

Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)- Therapy designed to help a parent restructure their discipline and guide a child to the desired behaviors.  Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) Therapy- Therapy designed to help a child, through play, bond and trust a parent/guardian.  These are obviously not Webster’s definitions, just my personal definitions using the KISS (Keep It […]

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IEP

Individualized Education Program (IEP) -A document created and  managed by a team of people (including teachers, special education personnel, parents, doctors, etc.)  for each special needs child. This document outlines the student’s individual objectives and accommodations needed to be successful in traditional public school. Q’s IEP is more than just a small stack of papers. […]

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Nails On Fleek

If you’re anything like me, having your nails done makes you feel like you have your life together…or at least gives off the illusion that you have your life together. However, I don’t have an hour to spend in the salon every few weeks getting my nails painted and listening to folks talk about me […]

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A Quick $50

Over on Facebook I mentioned our April challenge is to clean all of our random junk spaces–think nightstands, junk drawers, hall closets, etc. So far this month, I’ve tackled 2 junk places. First up: Our Junk Drawer…I’m pretty sure every kitchen has one of these infamous drawers…a holding place for a bunch of random sh*t […]

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Finding Rays Of Sunshine

One Friday afternoon, I was picking Q up from school and on our way out he stopped, hugged his teacher, and told her he loved her and she said “I love you too”. It was such a special moment because I knew they both meant it and I realized how LUCKY Q is to be […]

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Avoiding Spring Broke

(JHub, this post is for you and since you FINALLY subscribed to the blog, I am hoping you will read it….Don’t worry, I am not telling everyone about how you ate a foiled wrapped chocolate and Q called you out on it. I am respecting your request to keep that silly mistake off the blog.) […]

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Dreams vs. Reality: After School

After School Dream: School would get out at 3pm. My child would board the bus and head for home. I would wait outside my front door every afternoon at 3:15pm. A yellow school bus would pull up out front of my house, my kiddo would come bounding down the steps of the bus, running at me […]

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