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Autism and the First Job

Autism and the First Job That’s right. My eighteen-year-old son with autism has a real job. How did he get it? Through a school work program that assists young adults with special needs with work experience. He had this exact same job lined up a few days before the 2020 pandemic shut down. He was…

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Autism and the Long-Awaited Bullying at School

Why did I create that particular title? Well, because I was convinced that something like this was going to happen to my child when he was in middle school. It didn’t. He’s now a freshman in high school. And, my son is being bullied. What is happening? This bullying has apparently been going on since…

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Parenting Humor: Are You Ready to Have a Baby?

How prepared are you to become a parent? Even if you think you’ve got it all figured out, be warned – those little bundles of joy are also messy, frustrating and stressful. Here’s a lighthearted little quiz to determine if you’re ready to have a baby: The Mess Test Smear peanut butter on the sofa and curtains. Now rub your hands inthe wet flower bed and rub on the walls. Place a fish stick behind the couch and leave it there all summer.

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6 Secrets to Raising a Happy Child

For the world, the unattainable question is: “What is the secret of the universe?” For the parent, it’s: How can I raise happy children?” In reality, there is no single answer or way to make your kids happy. Every child has a different personality and different needs you’ll need to address.  Happy children grow into…