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Category Archives: Mental Health

How Do You Keep Your Towel Fresh

“A towel, [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy] says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adequate? At Best!

You have to hand it to Tricare. They tell you right up front what you’re entitled to as a military family member. The word “adequate” is frequently used to describe … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 9 Comments

What’s His Behavior Communicating Now?

Well, another month and another opportunity for Ted to receive the Good Behavior Award at school. And so, another month and another time for Ted to snatch defeat right out … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Day of Remembrance

As we enter April, surely everyone with an internet connection is well aware that it is Autism Awareness Month. Indeed, you cannot surf very far without reading about this organization … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reacting to a Diagnosis

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 would like … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

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