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I was reading some posts on a social media the other day and one of them caught my eye.  It was about someone crying at their child’s IEP meeting and in the post, the author  asks if others had done this too.

The responses were numerous and similar in that many answered yes.

I felt such comradery as I read the post because I know many a time I held back tears at an IEP meeting or school conference.  Sometimes the threat of tears came from frustration, other times it was sadness and other times it was because I felt overloaded. And sometimes it came from the feeling of time passing and seeing how much Elizabeth still needed to do to “catch-up”

Suffice to say,  I understood what the author of the posts was feeling and asking about. I understood how much you just need to hear something positive or encouraging or even have someone come up along side of you to support you, be that literally or via social media.

So I thought maybe I would share a bit of a story to tuck away for when you might need that good thought. Read the rest of this entry »

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I love to watch Wimbledon.

I have loved this yearly event

I try to watch as much of this tennis tournament as  possible every year.  It has been a tradition for me since I was young.  Probably because I played tennis from when I was young through college.

The thing is, this tournament, is not only so much fun for me, it also sort of became a marker in summer.   It sort of highlights that we are at the halfway point of summer…already.

Well, Wimbledon has started so….. we are at that halfway point.

What does that mean to me?

Well as the mom to

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