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Love across the miles

April 7, 2008 Kyron No Comments

It’s been an eternity it seems since I was able to write here. On incredibly short notice we packed the family up and drove to New Jersey from Georgia. It’s a 900+ mile trip and a bit over 16 hours in a car. Tons of fun with a toddler and a special needs child. Ok …

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Protecting those who cannot protect themselves

February 23, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. -George Santayana My newshound Johanna sent me another article that my father and she must have been reading at the same time because their emails on this article arrived almost simultaneously. As many of you may be aware of by now, insurgents in Iraq …

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The New Special Parent

January 30, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

I have received dozens of emails from parents who are new to this whole experience of being a special needs parent. They are desperately seeking information, validation and the knowledge that they are not alone. My experience says for every one of you that gathered up the strength to write me, there’s dozens and dozens …

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Pity Party moments

January 25, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Ever woke up and just wanted to stay in bed and have a pity party for lil ole you? Ok well maybe I’m not as spunky as all of you but I do wake up and have days like that. Today was one of those days. I just felt overwhelmed. Ok that’s not quite true …

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Control in a World Full of Anxiety

January 12, 2008 Kyron No Comments

I belong to a yahoo group for parents of bipolar children. It’s been an incredible source of strength to me over the past few years. I have been following one woman and her journey in particular. Her ride makes mine look like a Sunday drive in the country. She and I had communicated regarding anxiety …

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It’s not easy being green – and other wise words from famous frogs

January 11, 2008 Kyron 13 Comments

I recently read an article that discussed a study that found that some moms of autistic children may be prone to depression. I have to tell you that really aggravated me. Not because the statement isn’t likely true but as if parents of autistic children had a corner on the depression market. Anyone who is …

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