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Parenting Kids with Special Needs

The Simple Woman’s Daybook: October 8, 2018

For Today… October 8, 2018 Looking out my window… dark. It rained all day. I am thinking… about my drop-in tutoring hours today. I dealt with cranky SNAP assessments and tutoring a class I didn’t enjoy taking. I love my job, but it was a tiring day. I am thankful… for the tutoring students who …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: September 25, 2018

For Today… September 25, 2018 Looking out my window… sunny. I am thinking… about the changes I’m having to make to my degree plan based on the appointment with the Autism Center for Daniel yesterday. I am thankful… to not be doing my Final Project for my degree(s) this quarter. One of my favorite things… …
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7 Quick Takes: Insert A Witty Title Here Edition

— 1 — Nostalgia. How many of you had a Caboodles cosmetic case when you were little? Apparently, they’re selling vintage ones now. I’d get one, but I never wear make-up! — 2 — NaNo update. I’m in the world-building part of NaNoWriMo prep. It’s harder this year because I don’t have anyone I want …
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7 Quick Takes: Jen Is Dead Tired Edition

— 1 — Prayer request. Fulton, the son of our hostess-with-the-mostest Kelly, had spinal fusion surgery on Tuesday. He’s doing better but he’s still not a happy little panda. (Spines get stabby when you correct them.) Could y’all please keep him and his parents in your prayers? Thanks! — 2 — Another prayer request. Daniel …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: September 11, 2018

For Today… Looking out my window… dark. It was sunny today, but I’d be happy with rain again. I am thinking… about the church mission statements I have been researching for the Vestry. I am thankful… for the naptime I got today, considering that I’ve been getting up at 6 to medicate my kid and …
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7 Quick Takes: This Week’s Accomplishments Edition

It’s been a bit crazy this week with the holiday on Monday, so I thought I’d make myself feel better by listing what I got accomplished. — 1 — Got Daniel’s school supplies. Due to the teachers’ strike and a few other things, we got Daniel’s school supply list a few days late. That was …
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7 Quick Takes: Flag Etiquette Edition

— 1 — Srsly 45? Why yes, I *am* going to weigh in on 45’s insult to the late Senator John McCain by not putting out an executive order to have the flag at half-mast until after the senator’s burial. There are websites dedicated to flag etiquette. There are people in the administration whose job …
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