Neurology, delays, a dream, and a miracle.

Most parents of kids who have a child with global apraxia will at some point visit the neurologist.  It’s usually before the age of 7, which is the age Ashlynn is today. I remember the referral, although the dates are a little fuzzy.  We were either at Ashlynn’s 6 or 9 month checkup and I…

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SLPMommyofApraxia Top Ten Posts of 2016

This year was a little rough on me.  However,  positives and good things still happen in any bad year. I personally believe the life we are given, your life, my life, Ashlynn’s life…we are given this life to learn to and to grow.  Christians may refer to this as a “cross to bear.”  I know…

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Reality check. Once upon a time, I feared I may never have children.

Gratitude. Finding gratitude. I truly do believe gratitude is one of the most important practices on a path to happiness. I’ve been having a hard time lately again. I hadn’t felt this discouraged since Ashlynn was first diagnosed about 4 years ago. I worry so much, and even though we work sooo hard, harder than…

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Finding hope again is like finding a diamond in the rough

We always hear about mama bears.  Okay, maybe it’s just me, but I guess I am one.  Daddy bears don’t have quite a good a reputation.  Daddy wolves though.  Watch out.  Read about them.  You do NOT want to cross a daddy wolf. My dad is a daddy wolf.   I found a definition online…

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