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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
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- Gainfully employed again…as a microbiology diagnostic lab technician.
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A short update: My now 12 year old formerly SM child has 18 lines (18!) of dialogue in the school play she tried out for this year in middle school. She’s beyond thrilled! And so is this mama! As many … Continue reading
This week has been a very slow work week for me. I contracted a nasty stomach virus last Friday night from my adorable students/germ factories, and spent most of the wee hours of Saturday vomiting and emptying my bowels just … Continue reading
Two of my daughters have come to me in recent weeks in tears telling me that they are upset because “I’m weird, mommy.” I would ask them, “why are you weird?” And they would reply, “I am weird because…” and … Continue reading
Part and parcel with my middle daughter’s high sensitivity comes emotional storms, great highs and devastating lows. I have always worried about this child, most often because she’s a lot like me. Like me, she intelligently (and sometimes frustratingly) questions … Continue reading