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Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!

Celebrating its 19th anniversary, Camp Fire’s Absolutely Incredible Kid Day honors our nation’s youth by asking adults to write, post, tweet, and tag (#AIKD) notes of encouragement and inspiration to the incredible kids in their lives. It is a simple, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Last week, I decided to tackle the four boxes of paperwork that had been relegated to a corner of my office since my file cabinet fell apart. I, like many moms, saved Ryan’s papers, reports, classroom assignments, and report cards … Continue reading

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“Fall Back”: How to Embrace Daylight Savings Time

As we were driving to the gym this morning, Ryan commented about how bright it was outside. I reminded him that we turned back the clocks Saturday night, which meant we had light earlier in the morning. (Unfortunately, night would … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday Ideas

Between June and September kids can have approximately 82 days of summer vacation. How do you fill all those days? In many of my blogs I talk about keeping a schedule during holidays, vacations, and especially, during the summer.  It … Continue reading

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Kayaking, Swimming and the Behavioral Benefits

It is 80 degrees and sunny in Erie — perfect weather for outdoor sports, games or just about anything that you dreamed of doing in the midst of a snowstorm.  Summer provides a great opportunity for you and your child to … Continue reading

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Autism from a Father’s Point of View

In honor of Father’s Day I would like to share with you a beautiful poem by a Dad with a child with autism. http://bit.ly/13H6EwB

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Summer Transition, Tips and Tricks

Summer vacation is upon us! It’s a time to catch your breath and take a break from the daily grind. However, for parents raising children with special needs, summer time doesn’t necessarily mean “care free.”  Yes, there is no home work, … Continue reading

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