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One of the things I’ve heard many autism parents talk about is the struggle to get services for their child. My husband and I are still in the process of getting my son special ed services, which has been a lengthy and frustrating process, to say the least. I’ve definitely had my share of headaches since we started this part of our journey in...

Sixteen years ago today, my beautiful blue-eyed baby girl made her way into the world. I was a young mom, not even in my 20s yet. I was still a kid in many ways, so when I saw my daughter and I grew up together, it’s the truth. As I look at my daughters’ pictures today, I can’t help but think about how lucky I was and am to have been...

If you’re a regular reader of this site, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been mostly MIA for quite some time now. To be honest, I think I needed a long break from posting to focus on my personal life, including my own health, as well as focus on my son, who faced, and is still facing, his own set of struggles. In a previous post I mentioned...

*sponsored post* When my husband and I got together, we each brought two kids into the relationship. It’s been five years since then and our kids have grown…a lot. We now have a 16-year-old, 15-year-old (16 in two months!), a 14-year-old and a 10-year-old. Every car ride with these four usually results in some sort of argument that my husband and...

Yesterday started out really well. I felt great. I was motivated and able to accomplish a lot. I was pumped at how much I crossed off my to do list. Once I was done working,I went to pick up my son at school in the afternoon like I always do.  I found a spot to park in right out front and waited for dismissal time. To pass the time I texted one of my best...

It’s been a long time since I gave you guys an update on my son who is now nine-years-old and is filled with a zest for life that is contagious. That little boy has taught me many things about life. The last time I posted an update, we knew he had ADHD. His pediatrician diagnosed him with the disorder when he was only a few years old.. She saw him grow...

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the maker of OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their Max Force™ Laundry Stain Remover, all opinions are my own. Life is a messy thing, and there’s no denying it. No matter what stage you’re in, stains have a way of finding you, especially when...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you buy Classroom Direct. They provided me with a backpack full of supplies to donate to someone in need in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own, as are all photos within this post. No other monetary compensation was given. Ever since my husband and I got together, we’ve noticed...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Tatu Digital Media. I was provided with monetary compensation in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions, as well as photos, are my own. I love to save money whenever possible. I don’t know if the name of my site gave that fact away, but just in case it didn’t, I’m letting you know...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Acme/Shaw’s. I was provided with monetary compensation in exchange for a post about their current back-to-school promotion. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own, as are any included photos. It’s hard to believe it’s almost time for the kids to head back-to-school for another school...