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Summer 2017 Progress: 38%


We’ve been home from Ireland for two months, and it’s been a whirlwind.  Some people make bucket lists for summer, but instead we’ll just look back on what we’ve done so far. We came back hours before Mother’s Day. Then we had a preschool field trip to the farm. The next day was Open House…

Kids’ Choir 2015


I’m really playing catch-up.  Didn’t realize so many things have happened. Last spring, both big boys were in the kids’ choir.  They are both shy, so I expected them to quietly participate with their own serious ways.  Boy, did they surprise me! My oldest sang his heart out at a volume we could actually hear. …

The Start


I’ve lived a sheltered, “typical” life.  I didn’t know or interact with anyone with disabilities or any special needs, nor was I raised with exceptionally positive attitudes toward those who had them.  When I found out my almost-two-year-old had Autism, I was devastated.  Though I knew my son was still the same person he was…