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School Sanctioned Bullying? Or a Day of Harmless Fun?

Thanks to social media, I have recently learned about a school district which “celebrated” Dress Like a Nerd Day. The mum who wrote about this day-long categorization and mocking of the … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ain’t Nothin’ But a G (tube) Thang, Baby

In 2007, my daughter was a diagnosed with “failure to thrive”.  Since her oral intake was so low, Addie needed a feeding tube to help promote weight gain and growth.  … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

MSNN: An Incredible Year in Review

As we are in the midst of celebrating the wonderful Holiday season, I just want to take this opportunity to thank each of you – our MSNN Family – for … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tom the Sensory Seeking Turkey Craft

I am always looking for new ways to get the kids to use their fingers and their brains together. My older girls got a kick out of feeling the different … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Suffering in Silence: A Story of Domestic Violence

I am a military spouse, mom to a child with special needs, and am a current victim of domestic violence.  It’s a really hard choice to make to end the … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 7 Comments

Down Syndrome Awareness

This bonus feature of Fridays with Friends is from Lexi over at http://www.MostlyTrueStuff.com.  She agreed to share Abby with us for the afternoon. Thanks, Lexi!  I pull my two year … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment