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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Tricky Terminology and Abbreviations

January 24, 2008 Kyron 5 Comments

Some of you are pretty new to being involved in the crazy maze of special needs parenting. When I first had my daughter Katherine and needed to understand medical terminology, I had a small hand up because I was an Emergency Medical Technician. This meant that I had some basic understanding of medical terminology, anatomy …

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The Selfish Heart

January 23, 2008 Kyron 7 Comments

Dr. Mehmet Oz. You may have seen him on Oprah. You may have read one of his many excellent books. He also does work for Reader’s Digest. I was reading the latter this morning when I saw a little piece that Dr. Oz did on Heart Truths. The one “truth” that caught my eye The …

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Thanks to Special Needs Parent!

January 23, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

I just wanted to take a moment to thank Michele at Special Needs Parent for interviewing me and featuring this site on her blog yesterday. I wanted to say welcome to any new viewers of The Special Parent as well! ~Kyron Arambula

Siblings and the Special Needs Child

January 22, 2008 Kyron 7 Comments

Last night was rough. If you read the post on Structure you have some idea of the hellish chaos we had during the day. I’m here to tell you it continued in the evening. I’m not entirely surprised. It was a long and trying day. Katherine was challenged (and that’s polite) by this project for …

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S-T-R-U-C-T-U-R-E

January 21, 2008 Kyron No Comments

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Today is the day we celebrate Dr. King’s birthday. This means a day off of school. I now understand why my mother loathed days off of school. All kids thrive on a certain amount of structure. Katherine thrives on S-T-R-U-C-T-U-R-E. Katherine …

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Extreme Makeover Home Edition – The Luther Family – Therapeutic Horse Riding

January 20, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Oh I have goosebumps!! We’ve not only moved that bus but today we got to move that horse trailer as well!! I think the Luther Family is amazing. I am so happy that EMHE has decided to help them. To watch people who have devoted their lives as the Luther’s have to helping our special …

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