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Accepting, Connecting & Celebrating

“When you have a child/adult with learning differences and speech delays, when they are able to tell you spontaneously, unscripted, and unprompted what they want, you want to shout it from the rooftops! “

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I Have a Child with Special Needs But Sometimes, His Siblings Need Me More

Confession: I am not an expert on all things parenting—yet I am proud in my imperfections. My world forever changed in 2005 when, at the age of 18, I gave birth of my firstborn son. Fast-forward to now and I’m…

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What I’ve Learned about Parenting My Kid on the Autism Spectrum during COVID-19

“A huge lesson that I have learned having Dominic with me during this time of the pandemic is that he has to learn to adapt to this world, the world isn’t going to adapt for him.”

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4 Ways to Help Find Balance & Grace during Difficult Times

“Most importantly, remember that we can’t control what’s going on in the world around us. Slow down, take a few deep breaths, and find the grace and balance that works for you.”

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Random Acts of Kindness During Quarantine

“Say what you will about Facebook (I know not everyone likes it), but for those parenting children and adults with disabilities (such as our family) it’s very much a lifeline.”

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Epilepsy in Children: What You Should Know

Epilepsy can be a complex and overwhelming diagnosis, especially in children. Here’s what you need to know.

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Disney’s “Incredibles 2” Starts With an Important Warning to Parents—But Why?

While the movie may be rated PG, parents need to know about this particular warning.

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6 Tips for Talking to Kids About Illness

6 Tips for Talking to Children about Illness
All children get sick at one point or another. If your child comes down with a cold or the stomach flu, it’s pretty easy to explain what’s going on – and that…

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Taking Skin Care Seriously in the City of Angels: Dr. Diane Truong and Dr. JJ Levenstein

Meet they the dynamic, doctor-mom-duo—Dr. Diane Truong and Dr. JJ Levenstein, creators of MD Moms.  While they are board-certified pediatricians who not only created the first pediatrician-developed personal care line for our babies, they also give back to their community…

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