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Why when I write the words vacation do I immediately hear   “The Go-Go’s?”

But it is that time of year!  Time for many to take that summer vacation.

And let’s be honest, vacations take A LOT of planning to accomplish.  From the lodging to travel to packing.  But add in the issue of special needs to the mix for many of us and that adds a whole new layer!

My daughter Elizabeth has special needs.  Specifically, global dyspraxia and sensory processing disorder ( SPD).  So simply put, these disorders affect everyday of her life.  We have learned over the years what it is we need to do to make  vacations successful.  It does take some extra thinking and planning but it is so very worth it. 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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