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September 16, 2016
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My sweet boy. It has been a while since I wrote just to you. Life with you is never dull - and I am …
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July 25, 2016
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Hang in there folks - because the next couple of weeks are going to be wild in the land of Sam. Up first - …
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July 25, 2016
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There is one topic I have written about on this site a lot: poop or the lack thereof. From the day Sam was born …
Tagged: Constipation
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June 10, 2016
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Want to know what overwhelmed looks like... well... it looks like me.  Since Sam's IEP, I have done what I do best - educate …
Tagged: Autism · IEP
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February 10, 2016
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I knew it was coming. Every three years, children with an IEP in the Oakland Unified School District have a major review of eligibility. …
Tagged: Autism · IEP
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November 17, 2015
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I "celebrated" my first World Prematurity Day in the NICU. Sam was just two months old actual and was on his second full day …
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June 26, 2015
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Last night, in a discussion with a friend, I was told I needed to stop treating Sam like he is different.  Now, I can't …
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May 26, 2015
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When Sam graduated from the NICU, we were lucky. Aside from our pediatrician, Sam only had one specialist, a retinoligist That didn't last long. …
Tagged: Constipation · Poop · Therapy
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March 22, 2015
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This morning was magical. No seriously. Magical. I was in the kitchen getting breakfast made when I first hear it. It was faint and …
Tagged: Autism
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February 11, 2015
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Potty training is something many parents fear. Hundreds, if not thousands, of books are dedicated to helping ease the transition from diaper to potty. …
Tagged: Constipation · Poop · potty training
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January 31, 2015
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Dangerous territory... I know. I may offend some of you. I may not. But I feel I have to put this out there. I …
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January 23, 2015
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Everyone always focuses on the negatives of an autism diagnosis. Myself included. So today I figure I will focus on the positives of an …
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