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To keep this locomotive of positivity a-movin’…

• Alex hasn’t fought me once on homework the last two weeks. When I pick him up he gets in the truck and starts talking about doing his work so he can get the reward of some computer time. We start as soon as we get home, and we’re usually finished before 6:30. It makes the evenings so much smoother than last year, when we would battle for his attention, take sensory breaks and spend an hour or more doing the work. Read More


I know better than this. All the books I read say it’s crucial to spend more time bragging on the positives than correcting the negatives. But I haven’t even thought to put together a post in the last month or so. I didn’t realize it had been so long until my mom hit me with a “You don’t have to wait for something bad to happen before you update your blog, ya know?” over the weekend. And of course she’s right. Read More

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