Tag Archives: special needs

Too Many Toys Overstimulate a Child

I’ve heard this phrase. I was aware of it. I figured we had mostly gotten around it. Our floor is usually dotted with various stuffed animals, books, and occasionally an activity or two (those usually get put away)- but we … Continue reading

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Getting It

We finally had a meeting with an occupational therapist last week. It was exactly what we had needed since our toddler was 2 months old. We finally spoke to someone who Got It. Someone who was familiar with kids like … Continue reading

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Is It My Fault?

I think this is something that comes into theĀ  minds of most parents when they’re having their child evaluated for special needs. Is it my fault? Is it something I did? There’s a deep fear that maybe we’re just bad … Continue reading

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21 Month Molars

The two year molars… Oy. Just. Oy. Or, in our case, the “21 month molars because LOL you thought you’d get until your baby was 2? That’s precious”. Two year molars are just this giant practical joke. The other teeth, … Continue reading

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An(other) Update

I mentioned two months ago about how our toddler was supposed to be getting evaluated. Well, our toddler finally was evaluated a little over a week ago. It went… interestingly. On paper, kiddo isn’t delayed enough to meet their requirements, … Continue reading

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An update

I know I haven’t been writing here much. Life has been hectic for reasons unrelated to parenting. It’s still not getting any better. I get very little time that I can write. I’m working full-time hours, and kiddo isn’t happy … Continue reading

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