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What’s Your Currency?

We are so collectively distracted by getting and going, and having, and showing that we are not present enough to witness each other as we are learning, and loving, and growing.

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Finding Magic-Life Lesson One: Perception is Reality

Dear Stephen and Joseph, Your third and first grade school year is coming to an end. There is a little bit more than usual going on right now, as there usually is this time of the year. We have ice cream parties and field day mixed in with birthday celebrations and spring concerts. Then there… Continue reading Finding Magic-Life Lesson One: Perception is Reality

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What a lot of people don't understand is that Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, is a spectrum disorder. Which basically means, one person with SPD may over-respond to the touch sensation and find clothing, physical contact, or other sensory input as unbearable. Another might under-respond in reaction to stimulation

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A Mama’s Heart

As moms we know a love like no other. What a lot of people may not consider is it also means we know worry like no other. It starts from the very second we learn that our child is on the way.  If you are a mom of children with unique needs there is also… Continue reading A Mama’s Heart

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ADHD Awareness Month

Those who follow me know my son and I both have ADHD. I have spent the last six and a half years engrossed in discovering and treating not only my son's diagnosis but my own as well. It has been my life's biggest challenge. It is inspiring, defeating, exhausting, sad, and enlightening all at once. … Continue reading ADHD Awareness Month

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Thursday is the New Monday 

You don't have to wait for Monday to get yourself back on track. The universe does not care what day it is! If something fuels your soul and you know it does, don't wait!! Do it NOW, for me that is #202020. What do you do to bring joy and magic to your soul? So if… Continue reading Thursday is the New Monday 

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Find Your Magic, No Matter What!

I want to write a children's book where the main characters have albinism and other special needs. I'm going to enroll in a Parent Advocacy class with The Federation of Children with Special Needs. I will become a certified Parent Advocate.