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Conference Night!

It is one of the big markers of the school year at least in my opinion.  It is the time for the school to have their first time to talk with you for your child’s school year.  When you have a typically developing child, conference night is one that can be stressful.  You hope all is going well with grades and social issues.

So of course conferences are important, but when you have a child with special needs this time is even more important.  Our Elizabeth has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Global Dyspraxia, which make school and daily life a great deal of work.

Let me share a little story of our first conference night for Elizabeth and it is called:

We did it so wrong Read the rest of this entry »

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Okay, if you are like me, you have seen about a million plus commercials on Nickelodeon.

There is the rather annoying ( my opinion here) song about squishy little dolls and there are the ones for these little boxes that you get and a super tiny toy is inside.

These are the ones I really don’t pay attention to because I know they are items that, for my children, are not of interest.  Unless that song about the squishy dolls gets stuck in my head for the morning and then I am forced to pay attention.  But otherwise, not so much.

The one that I do pay attention to is to the items that belong to the Kinetic “family”  I wrote a previous blog on Kinetic Sand and it is still a fan favorite in our house.  So it really comes as no surprise that its brother, Kinetic Rock does the same. Read the rest of this entry »

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