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Measuring Life by the Spoonful

the spoon theory: when living with a disability or caring for someone who is, you may find yourself thinking about how you conserve/spend energy (spoons).

Jamie Sumner
Doctor

10 Years Ago My Son’s Doctor Gave Me a Challenge

i can’t wait to look doctor c in the eye and thank him for issuing that challenge so long ago, to tell him i never stopped trying, and to show him how far we have come.

Alethea Mshar
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3 Ways to Connect With Our Children

微信红包扫雷二维码 if you are a parent of a child or children with special needs, i know how tired you are at the end of each day. finding time to connect with your kids each day is tough.

Dr. Liz Matheis
4 Tips: Making the Most of Respite Care

4 Tips: Making the Most of Respite Care

微信红包扫雷二维码 no one is going to take care of your child like you do. but if you want to keep doing that great job, you need to step away. learn how to make the most of respite care.

Jamie Sumner
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Empathy vs. Sympathy, How to Listen to Someone’s Pain

微信红包扫雷二维码 there is nothing greater in my life than finding someone who has mastered the art of empathy. someone who listenss without interrupting, focuses on the speaker, or can admit they don’t know what to say.

Alethea Mshar

How Can a Lost Dog Be Easier to Find Than a Lost Child?

why is it easier to find a lost pet than a child? as children grow to be more indepenendent, sometimes they wander off, and they don't have chips like dogs.

Jamie Sumner
How to Best Support Your Child with a Learning Disability

How to Best Support Your Child with a Learning Disability

as a parent, we’re often troubleshooting challenges as they happen. to help streamline your next steps, we spoke with dr. liz matheis who specializes in assisting children and their families with autism, adhd, anxiety and learning/behavioral disorders.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
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National Blood Donor Month: My Thanks to Blood Donors

微信红包扫雷二维码 january is national blood donor month. to those of you who donate, please receive my gratitude. to those of you considering donation please use this as your push to take the plunge and give.

Alethea Mshar
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A Lesson on Adaptation and Improvisation

微信红包扫雷二维码 the history of jazz has taught this mom about adaptaion, improvisation and leaning into opportunities that seem like mistakes.

Jamie Sumner

Radical Acceptance of My Child Changed Everything

radical acceptance of my child changed everything, but mostly it changed me. when alex, now 17, was...

Alethea Mshar