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Disneyland!

So, I’m writing a quick post in the Business Centre of the Crowne Plaza, Anaheim Resort. Very nice hotel btw, I did good. Day 1, July 24: Getting here.  Had to get up a 4am in the frickin’ morning to … Continue reading

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A handy reminder

Seen on my daughter’s To-Do List (I wasn’t snooping, she left it sitting on the table): Sue enemies when older. ‘Nuff said.

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Tell me, but quietly and out of earshot of the daycare ladies

If you’ve been following this bjournal for a while you might recall I vowed to stop lurking in doorways. I took a big step out of the doorway by deciding to submit my name to audition for professional theatre companies–and … Continue reading

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Wow! That IS more efficient!

Warning: content that only a mother could love. If you’re squeamish, STOP READING. I said STOP! All right. But don’t say I didn’t warn you. Griffin, the 4-year-old, woke up in the middle of the night (the reasons for that … Continue reading

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Fred the Great

It would seem that Griffin has an imaginary friend. His name is Fred. Today I witnessed an entire argument with this imaginary friend who was holding Griffin’s arm so that he couldn’t drive his trike in a straight line. I … Continue reading

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Griffin turns 4

4 years ago we sent out the following announcement: Christina and Lloyd are pleased to announce the birth of our third child — a son — Griffin Arthur Peter, on Tuesday June 22nd at 3:24pm.  Griffin was 8lbs, 4 oz and measured … Continue reading

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High in Fibre

Another good one from my Griffin-man. Two good stories in less than 24 hours–this kid is a gold-mine! I must back up a little to give some context. Yesterday, we worked on some colouring pages. He was so pleased with … Continue reading

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Easy Riders

I walked with Griffin to the park yesterday while he proudly rode his red tricycle. He’s getting quite good at getting around on his wheels. He probably triked over a mile on this little expedition. “I know, I so strong.” … Continue reading

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Be Realistic

So, that’s the phrase I’m starting to hear. We have to keep our expectations realistic. Aspergers, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities are life-long conditions for which there is no cure. They can be managed but not eliminated. Accept her for who she is. If … Continue reading

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Parenting Dilemma

Am I a bad parent if I send my son to school sporting a backpack that advertises a local casino? Just to be clear. My husband won said backpack in a radio station sponsored black jack tournament. He won the … Continue reading

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