Tag Archives: sensory processing disorder

Holding On

Here we go again, so I thought. My baby isn’t feeling well. His tummy hurts. His body is unhappy. And again. And again. What’s going on? Why doesn’t he get better? He doesn’t seem really sick But he’s in pain. … Continue reading

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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

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I See You: A Letter to My Son

To my beloved Son: I see you when you shove your sneakers on without untying the laces because tying shoes is still a challenge and takes too long. I see you change your clothes several times a day because one … Continue reading

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Push Me Pull You

I’m tip toeing through a minefield of Lego’s. One wrong move and it’s pain. Things were going great, until… Ouch! I can’t. My stomach hurts. My head is all fuzzy and I can’t think straight. Step 2. I prod, coax, ask. … Continue reading

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A Letter To Little Man

Dear Little Man, I’ve noticed that you are struggling quite a bit with school this year. I’ve noticed that you need to take an extra day (or two) after you’ve been sick to come back to feeling 100% before you are … Continue reading

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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

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