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What to do when it’s all too much.

What to do when it’s all too much.

Yesterday, my youngest sang Hamilton songs while doing dishes. (We're late to the Hamilton party, but glad to finally understand the hype.) After singing "Look around, look around, how lucky we are to be alive right now", he looked at me and said, "or maybe not!"...

What colors your lens?

What colors your lens?

The world is full of multiple perspectives. It fascinates me to try and understand how the world looks to other people. Even in our own homes, everyone has their own special lens through which they see the world. Ultimately, it’s my own perspective that filters my...

The best gift in difficult times.

The best gift in difficult times.

Right now the world is home. Most of us, unless we are essential workers or healthcare professionals, spend our days with family, away from friends and loved ones, trying with all our might not to lose it. You're doing a good job. Whatever your situation - from...

Embrace your quirks. Here’s why.

Embrace your quirks. Here’s why.

It's time for all of us to embrace our unique qualities. To play and enjoy. To design life through creating. As a parent of differently wired and unique children, you are in a prime spot to encourage this creative exploration. But a shift toward creativity and...

What does it mean to be Chasing 2e?

What does it mean to be Chasing 2e?

I don’t know how I feel about the phrase ‘chasing 2e’. I’ve heard it a number of times now, along with the recommendation to keep finding doctors or practitioners who will diagnose an issue. When we were seeking medical help to figure out what was going on with our...

Drowning in advice?

Drowning in advice?

If you’re a parent, plenty of advice comes your way. Most from strangers, or mild acquaintances, this advice originates from their own experience. We all use our own experience to make sense of the world and how things work. Usually, the advice sesh a quick...

Do test scores matter?

Do test scores matter?

When someone mentions the term ‘gifted’ regarding their child, one question pops up in everyone's mind: How do you know? Who has the magic wand to bestow the 'gifted' label or not? Even though that's what if feels like sometimes, there’s no magic answer. The most...

Surprise! An unexpected gift warms my heart.

Surprise! An unexpected gift warms my heart.

My parents sent a mystery gift that arrived last night. A lamp shade gave away it's identity, but as I pulled it out of the box, I wondered if it would be a leg lamp, a la A Christmas Story. Nope! It’s still different though! It's made out of an airplane engine...

School: Are you doing the right thing?

School: Are you doing the right thing?

I recently read an article about a 10 year old boy who was a sophomore in college, studying math and physics. In the article, they described how he developed early with words and numbers. His parents recounted him speaking in sentences just after his first birthday,...

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