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Autism Child and Ear Surgery

autism surgery

I’ve been putting off writing this post. My son had his ear surgery. It was scary for him, even though we had prepared him for the ear surgery. When my daughter had her ear surgery, it was a simple procedure. Anyone raising an autistic child knows that there is no such thing . . . → Read More: Autism Child and Ear Surgery

My Autistic Son Getting First Communion and Confirmation

autistic son

I can’t believe it. I’m still in shock. My 13 year old autistic son is going to be taking First Communion and Confirmation classes this year. There was a time that I didn’t think he would get either, and now he’s going to do both. It’s going to be a lot of work for . . . → Read More: My Autistic Son Getting First Communion and Confirmation

Photograph Of Child With Beautiful Imperfections

photograph taken by Mary Ann Pittman

I think this child is beautiful. Imperfections and all. My mother-in-law, Mary Ann Pittman, took this photograph. Her photography teacher told her that she needs to fix the imperfections, make her eyes look normal.

What do you think? Do you think she’s perfect the was she is?

photograph taken by Mary Ann Pittman

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Raising an Autistic Child – A Mother’s Thoughts

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It’s been 12 years since I brought home my precious baby boy home for the first time. The years have gone by so fast. As I look back on the years behind us, I get a little scared. I can’t help but think that the older he gets, the less time he will have . . . → Read More: Raising an Autistic Child – A Mother’s Thoughts

Bedroom Decorating

queensizebed

In my home, bedrooms are a very big deal. What I mean by that is every few years, I change up the decorating and bedding in them. My daughter has had a number of different ‘themes’ in her bedroom since grade school. She mostly liked decorating according to her latest ‘toy’ craze, so we . . . → Read More: Bedroom Decorating

Back-to-School Traditions

first day of school

My daughter is a sophomore this year. How did that happen?

I remember her first day of Kindergarten like it was yesterday. She was so small and eager to begin school. I remember her meeting her teacher and classmates for the first time and the look of delight on her face.

That’s not really . . . → Read More: Back-to-School Traditions

Lowe’s Foods Honors Scan Guarantee Policy

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I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. I spent mine with my grandma. It was great. We had lasagna and pumpkin pie. My grandma makes the best lasagna. I had turkey earlier in the week (and I have plenty of left overs for). Turkeys were on sale, so I couldn’t . . . → Read More: Lowe’s Foods Honors Scan Guarantee Policy

Oops… My Mistake

I was approving comments this morning and accidentally rejected some good ones. If you left a comment and don’t see it, I’m sorry. You didn’t do anything wrong. It was me. I rejected a spam comment and accidentally rejected some good ones, too.

This seems to be my week for mistakes. Yesterday, I . . . → Read More: Oops… My Mistake

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