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A Picture of Recovery

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This blog was originally published on March 20, 2012.   Picture it. A beautiful sunset. The sky painted orange, pink and purple. A red sand beach drawn along the shore in Nova Scotia. Two young boys running…no, frolicking in the surf … Continue reading

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Autism RECOVERY: I’ll Say It Loud, He’s Recovered and I’m Proud

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About a year ago I was invited to speak at a local autism/ADHD conference. I was nervous because it had been a while since I’d spoken in front of an audience, or even dressed up (make up! lipstick! hair blown … Continue reading

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Miss Congeniality, No More

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So I have always been something of a people pleaser my entire life. Being raised in a small central-Illinois town, I learned early on that it was “easier” to fly below the radar and not cause any waves. I could … Continue reading

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Featured Guest Blog: Promises Made and Promises Kept

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Eight years ago to this day, autism entered our lives.  I knew it was coming.  It was no surprise.  I wasn’t in denial.  I felt it. I Googled, and I completed checklist after checklist.  I had specific questions for the medical diagnostic … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Bring on 2014!

Here’s to all our gains in 2013, including Harry being able to shake his head NO! Looking forward to 2014 and can’t WAIT to see what the year brings!! ~Goddess If you are having trouble viewing this video click here, … Continue reading

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It’s All In Your Head

A mom of a newly diagnosed child with autism tells her pediatrician that she hears from a group of (thinking) moms that her child can be “recovered.” She is told by her pediatrician, who administered said child’s vaccines (all of … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Grey: Autism Style

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I’ve noticed lately that there are a lot of folks who seem to believe that if you don’t agree with them about everything, then you are “the enemy” – even if you were best buds last week.  My daughter pointed … Continue reading

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Visualize, Manifest, Pray: Positive Affirmations to Surround Your Child With Autism

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About five months ago I signed my oldest son up for a tutoring program. Before he began I had a conference with the director of the center to talk about his tutoring needs. I told her about his diagnosis (autism) … Continue reading

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The Power to Heal

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Originally published February 29, 2012 My youngest was just 4 years and five days old when she was whisked to the hospital in the middle of the night because of her asthma. This was her fourth hospital trip for asthma … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: Simple Pleasures

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    This Sunday I invite you to take a moment to indulge in some simple pleasures. Life can be so hectic that we forget to take care of ourselves. Sometimes just a moment of mindfulness, of being fully present … Continue reading

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