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Category Archives: Parenting

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

Back To School Social Stories

Looking to ease the transition from summer vacation to back to school? Download and customize these fabulous Back to School social stories from Olivia.  Back to School Resources (1) Olivia … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Life Not How I Imagined

I sat there, numb, as the speech pathologist began explaining the different types of feeding tube buttons available. She continued to talk about bolus feedings, decompression tubes, and a number of other … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

We Have Food Allergies: Can We Still Eat Out?

Imagine having a child with a life-threatening allergy and being too afraid of the possibility of an anaphylactic reaction to attempt the “simple” act of having a meal at a restaurant. … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Our Introduction to Food Allergy Awareness

When my Lilly was 10 months old I let her take a bite from a power bar that I was eating. That single small bite changed our lives. She broke … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 19 Comments

Military Spouses: Making our Community Better

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday, May 9, 2014. Military Special Needs Network will be running a variety of blogs, graphics, statuses, and facts all about the crazy, incredible, never … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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