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Category Archives: Family

Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

March is Developmental Disabilities Month. MSNN will be highlighting a different developmental disability each blog post this month in an effort to educate, inspire and connect our families. If you … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crushing My Autistic Child’s Spirit

“In your eyes, he becomes a collection of behaviors to reward or suppress, and on some level, he stops being a person to you.” Susan Senator wrote this startling revelation … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

What I Learned About Love

Listen up folks: it’s not often we get a blog from a dad. Heck. It’s not often we see dads too actively involved, period, just due to deployment schedules, geo … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Love and Deployments

So you fell in love with a service member, love true love. The falling in love is the easy part.Its the navigating through the lifestyle that gets tricky. With the … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m Still a Feminist if I Let My Husband Love Me, Right?

Relationships, marriages, families: to keep them healthy, it takes a lot of work. Even when you love someone beyond measure, there are the daily realities – toothpaste squeezed from the … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Do You Have a Roadblock – Mental Health for Caregivers

When the news came to me- it was an article gently sent by a caring friend- my first thought as I read the headline that a mom had tried to … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Open Letter to Simon Property Group, AbilityPath.org, and Fashion Valley Mall

An Open Letter to Simon Property Group, AbilityPath.org, and Fashion Valley Mall: “Would it be OK if I hold your daughter in my arms?” was a question that will forever … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 5 Comments