Posts tagged life skills
Why The Principles Of Walking To School With Your Child Seems To Be Getting Lost.

I have graduated from driving or walking my children to school, but I do have a lot of fuzzy memories trudging to and from my own school in all kinds of weather with my parents and, later on, with my friends. However, I’ve come to notice that this practice is almost extinct in my neighborhood and its schools, so I set out to find out why.
 

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Letting Go Of That Perfect Child - Embracing A Special Needs One

Is there really a perfect child?  Is there one that never has to deal with failure?  Well, I say "Who cares!"

Casey is my oldest son and is now 22 years old.  When he was little, all I did was compare him to my friend's kids.  Well, that was the biggest mistake I could ever do.

Casey is a special needs child and would never do what my friend's kids did or it would take him a hell of a lot longer to do them.  He still can't ride a bicycle, but he can make us laugh.

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