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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Month of the Military Child – Super Siblings

As parents to children with special needs, we have learned to prioritize. To compartmentalize. To make sure the needs of our special needs children are met. All too often, we … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Big Brick Wall and a Kick in the Teeth

As special military families, we’re all too familiar with brick walls.  Every new diagnosis, change in schedule, PCS move, new doctor, insurance transition, deployment, and IEP each bring their own brick walls.  … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Blue Light Specials Here

Occasionally, Military Special Needs Network will accept anonymous blogposts. These blogposts must be well written, thought-provoking and original works. This submission below fits the criteria. Let us know your thoughts. … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Mother’s Dream: Hailey’s Garden

When I was pregnant with my first child, Hailey, I didn’t have dreams of her growing up to be a doctor, teacher, or astronaut. My dreams and hopes for her … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Adding Grace

We had a baby three weeks ago, baby Gracie. She’s beautiful. Dark hair, big blue eyes, and a perfectly formed cupid’s bow of a mouth. We are in the lovey … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 4 Comments

Different, Not Less: The Great Divide

Tomorrow is World Autism Awareness Day, and I’ve been staring at this blank page for a couple hours now.  What do I write?  I’m not sure if I should light … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a comment