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Don’t Sleep and Drive – One-Liner Wednesday

“Maybe tomorrow after school, when we finish my reading, you can sleep for 2 hours so you can find things and drive safely,” says my thoughtful son, looking out for his sleep deprived mom.     This is part of … Continue reading

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Embracing Our Differences – One-Liner Wednesday

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” ~ Henry Thoreau As a mother of … Continue reading

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Sometimes They Don’t Leave Home

When I was 18 and pregnant with my son, I thought of how wonderful it was going to be to have my child at such a young age. We’d practically grow up together and I’d have plenty of energy to … Continue reading

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When Professionals Say Give Up

My son has the ability to do whatever he sets his mind to do. I believe that we all do. Only with him, there’s a lot more pushing than there is success. For 16 years I’ve been trying to help … Continue reading

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