There is either fear or hope. Pick one

Life would be so much less complicated if we lived on breaks.  haha.  Yes, that is my opener and I realize it’s not only a statement captain obvious would make, but it’s completely devoid of reality. Seriously though, breaks are awesome.  Family comments how far Ashlynn has come.  We are all stress free (well at…

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Feels like we’re falling down the hill again…..

I’ve been sad.  Really sad.  What’s the point in sugar coating it.  It’s interesting, because I didn’t really start blogging until after we were really seeing progress in Ashlynn’s speech.  I was able to be upbeat and positive in most of my posts.  Sure there were some sad ones, or some angry ones, or some…

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Hello dyspraxia…thanks for making me cry

I’ve been riding a pretty nice high in the post apraxia diagnosis era.  Mostly positive and determined, I had taken action and Ashlynn’s speech improved significantly.  That is such a celebration, truly.  Everyone comments within the family, at work, or at school how her language is exploding and she’s talking so much more! Yes! But…

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Homework and special needs? Insert silent cursing in my head.

You know what really sucks about homework though? It’s that OUR kids, MY KID, need it the most, and they take the LONGEST to do the amount the average kid is given; and because they need more repetition, they get MORE than the average kid.

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