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- Update on the formerly selectively mute daughter
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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
- Notes on preschools and IEP accommodation for SM kids.
- Coming out of a long hiatus
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- Gainfully employed again…as a microbiology diagnostic lab technician.
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Category Archives: boredom strikes
Blizzards and Boredom and Bertrand Russell.
What better way to spend a snowy midwest winter evening than curled up with a cup of hot cocoa and Bertrand Russell’s The Conquest of Happiness. It was written in 1930, but it’s still very much appropriate and inspiring. It … Continue reading
I can’t keep up with you.
I keep hearing this phrase (or variants of it) in a few different places. Last night, in a conversation with my husband (a very bright, geeky, info-junkie, mechanical engineer), I realized how much that affected him. I have a lot … Continue reading
Okay, I have to be honest.
Warning – venting ahead. I’ve been out of the workforce 5 years to be at home with my girls (7.5, almost 6 and 4.5). I worked 12 years in the science field – microbiology, forensic DNA analysis, and then medical … Continue reading