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Here We Go Again: School Is In Session
School started early in Little Man’s life. He was 2. After beginning speech therapy for speech delay and then occupational therapy for sensory integration issues, I found out about a preschool that our town offers for free to qualifying kids. But … Continue reading
Thoughts on Mother’s Day and Motherhood
I know that I missed Mother’s Day with this post. I was away for the weekend with my husband and Little Man, taking advantage of a friend’s beachside timeshare. As it’s only May and we’re not exactly in Florida, the … Continue reading
Another Possible Piece of The Puzzle, Or Hey Universe, WTF?
When you have a child who has a handful of labels, as I do, with each label I think, There! That’s the ticket. Now he’ll get the help in school that he needs so school won’t be such a nightmare … Continue reading
Posted in Sensory Processing Disorder, The Voyage Tagged ADHD, autism, dyslexia, learning disabilities, SPD 12 Comments
Talking Him Down
I was just trying to help my son with his fourth grade math paper, and he became so frustrated, it was like having to talk him down from a ledge. His frustration takes off like a rocket and trying to … Continue reading
Posted in Sensory Processing Disorder, The Voyage Tagged AHDH, anxiety, dyslexia, SPD, stages of special needs parenting 9 Comments
Happy Birthday to My Greatest Teacher
Ten years ago, less one day, just minutes before midnight, I was wheeled into an operating room, having just been told that my baby had to be taken out of me. The first thing I said, was, “It’s too soon!!” … Continue reading
Posted in Holistic Healing, Positive Discipline, Sensory Processing Disorder, Spirituality, The Voyage Tagged ADHD, anxiety, birthday, creative, dyslexia, intuition, life lessons, SPD, spiritual awakening 8 Comments
The more I learn about how the divine works, the more I see the threads of what I call divine maneuvering. Just the other week, Little Man started working with a tutor. This woman is not just any tutor, she … Continue reading
Posted in Sensory Processing Disorder, Spirituality, The Voyage Tagged ADHD, connections, divine, dyslexia, neuropsychologist, SPD, tutor, universe 3 Comments
Ups and Downs: It’s All Cycles
I haven’t written in a while, because life has been a lot of quick cycling ups and downs lately. School is in session, and has been for a few weeks now. The challenges of school for Little Man are ever … Continue reading
Posted in Energy Therapy, Sensory Processing Disorder, The Voyage Tagged ADHD medication, cycle of life, dyslexia, guinea pig, hormone, massage, Reiki, school, tutor 4 Comments
Following Strands, or Another Piece of The Puzzle
Being a student of spirituality, and how the universe operates, I have learned about following strands; those synchronicities and coincidences that happen and guide us this way or that. I can look back on my life and see times I … Continue reading
Posted in Energy Therapy, Holistic Healing, Sensory Processing Disorder, Spirituality, The Voyage, Uncategorized Tagged ADHD, anxiety, Cogmed, dyslexia, neurofeedback, SPD, strands, therapy 4 Comments
Thank You Mrs. K.
A year ago, I was trying to work with my son’s school counselor, Mrs. K, to figure out why my son cried about having to go to school every single day. I thought that she, being a counselor, might have … Continue reading
Posted in Sensory Processing Disorder, The Voyage Tagged dyslexia, giftedness, paradigm shift, right-brained, sensory processing disorder, SPD 4 Comments
Why Do I Have To Be The Freaking Expert On Everything?
Ok. I’m exaggerating. But come on. I just discovered a fantastic website that describes a wide variety of symptoms of dyslexia. A lot of the symptoms popped out to me as describing my son: delayed speech, confusing left and right, can read a … Continue reading
Posted in Sensory Processing Disorder Tagged advocacy, dyslexia, school 7 Comments