Twelve

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Mordecai turned twelve last month. He is in sixth grade, his last year of elementary school. I shared a bit last year about his struggles in school and with his teacher…well this year, his teacher is absolutely fabulous. She was … Continued

The Stigma of Hidden Special Needs

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I have children with special needs. Hearing loss, heart defect…those don’t cause people to raise an eyebrow. A murmur of sympathy for my son who has endured heart surgery? Yes. A few polite questions about hearing loss? Sure. Judgment? No. … Continued

Summer Begins

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We survived our first day of “summer school”. And by summer school, I mean finishing work that didn’t quite get finished yet with my homeschoolers, with Mordecai and Avi who are out of school for the summer. Things went  quite … Continued