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How We Stopped Fighting Every Month Over Money

I could see the tension in his face as soon as I said it – “We should go over the budget tonight.” It happened every single month. I would try to figure out a way to bring up the subject of our family’s finances, and my sweet and typically chatty husband would immediately withdraw. I… Continue reading How We Stopped Fighting Every Month Over Money

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How We Incorporate Play Into Everyday Learning

“I neeeeeeeeeed to move around while you are reading to me, Momma. It’s how I listen,” my youngest child said to me, spinning in circles as I tried to get him to sit down with me on the couch and pay attention. My then six-year-old child, who clearly had more energy than the rest of… Continue reading How We Incorporate Play Into Everyday Learning

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Two Sons, One Autism Diagnosis: Parenting Across the Spectrum

We spend a lot of time with my oldest son, Sourdough, around here. We spend a lot of time talking – trying to help him calm down, help him socially navigate tough situations, discussing his topic of interest. We spend a lot of time worrying – if he can handle tomorrow’s play date with the… Continue reading Two Sons, One Autism Diagnosis: Parenting Across the Spectrum