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Parenting Kids with Special Needs

7 Quick Takes: “What’s Next?” Edition

I’m graduating tonight with my AAS in both of the Office and Business Technology degrees from Skagit Valley College, and I have a lot of people asking “what’s next?” when I see them. So… this is my list of things that are coming up: — 1 — Appointments. Daniel has a psychiatrist appointment in Seattle …
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7 Quick Takes: Reasons I’m Tired Tonight Edition

— 1 — Daniel isn’t sleeping well. We think it’s him feeling hungry and not knowing how to process that. Because Daniel. I’ve been trying to enforce EXTRA drinking of milk to keep him full and I’ve upped his feed. — 2 — PTK induction. I was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (international 2-year college …
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7 Quick Takes: If I Had Not Given Up My Blog for Lent Edition

Lent is over, it’s Bright Week, and I am back to blogging. (OK… some of you may have noticed that I cheated a little bit by changing the YouTube video on my time off page.) I have been meaning to write this post for a few days, but work and homework have been crazy. There …
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7 Quick Takes: CPAP FAQ, Ranting at the School Nurse, and Other Merriment

— 1 — Ranting at the school nurse. Lest this be added to the “reasons not to homeschool send your kids to public school EVER” list by my current troll reader, I enjoy a really good relationship with Daniel’s school overall, and this problem wouldn’t exist if the school district hadn’t cut the funding for …
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7 Quick Takes: What’s Been Going On Edition

— 1 — December 18. Daniel had an appointment at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry in Seattle. Verdict: there will be a sedated exam where they can do x-rays, an exam, and a cleaning as well as fix anything that needs to be fixed. This is pretty much exactly what I expected. The dental resident …
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7 Quick Takes: G-Tube Questions Edition

Daniel has had his G-tube for four months now, so I thought I would answer some of the questions I have gotten from people about it. — 1 — How easy is it to change the tube? I have only done one change (November 9th, three months post-surgery), and I had a nurse giving me …
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7 Quick Takes: Why I’m Tired Edition

— 1 — It’s my Friday. I work Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. It was a pretty intense week because finals have been released and students are panicking. I can’t help any of them other than pointing out what they are allowed to use if they get stuck. Thankfully, one of the instructors was present on …
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