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- Update on the formerly selectively mute daughter
- For teenagers and adults with Selective Mutism
- 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.
- One daughter’s SM success story
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- World Conference for Gifted and Talented Children
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- Becky on Understanding Psychomotor Overexcitabilities in the Gifted Child
- Lisa Swaboda is Atlas Educational on Troubleshooting my highly sensitive child’s meltdowns
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Category Archives: my mothering goals
Ending the Legacy
If you’ve been following my blog, you recently read my posts about The Legacy Of Narcissistic Mothering – part I and part II. As I sat in the car line waiting to pick up my 4 year old from preschool, … 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
Creating a life I love
In March of 2008, I wrote this introductory post called, Who Am I? I was coming out of a really dark place when I started this blog…I was often depressed and in despair. Prior to blogging I felt hopeless and … Continue reading
Is this really what mothers want for their daughters?
I’m reprinting one of my older posts because I’m fresh out of new material and now that I actually have a readership, I’d be interested in feedback about it. This was written when my daughter was in Kindergarten. She’s now … Continue reading
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What I want for my girls…and why it’s difficult to achieve it.
I have realized I have a certain vision I have in mind for how I want to raise my girls. I was responding to a post on Mothering.com forum and realized as I was writing, it became clear to me … Continue reading