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Why I Insist On Taking Vacation Without The Kids

I love a good vacation. Who doesn’t? But we may not have the same definition of vacation. I’m not talking about the version with the kids. I’m talking about a real vacation; I’m talking about taking vacation without the kids. Gaaaasp! Without the kids? Heck, yes! Let’s be real, a family trip is not a vacation… […]

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“Low Sensory” events to help ease summer transitions

I’m going to tell you a secret about “low sensory” events. They’re freaking awesome. The transition from school days filled with structure and consistency to summer days filled with free time and sleeping in can be very hard for a child on the autism spectrum. It can be hard on parents, as well. Children on […]

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Summer “Vacation”: Traveling with the littles

Picture this: No wifi, an oceanfront house with a million-dollar view, a week without being tied to your email. Sounds amazing, right? Vacation! All that is standing between you & this bliss is a four-hour plane ride with a three-year-old and a one-year old.  <Cue tears.> My husband and I used to travel all the […]

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Grocery Shopping Isn’t Hard Anymore

Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent. Both of our girls have food allergies, which means I do my shopping at specialty grocery stores […]

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