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23 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Perfection

“I’m just overwhelmed with the details,” said one parent of a ten-year-old girl diagnosed with autism. “It just seems impossible to keep up with all the details of school and medicine and diet and behavior and friends….there is not time for her to just be my little girl!” Other parents and grandparents have also expressed […]

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20 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Chuckles for Care Givers

Today’s podcast features a poem by Shel Silverstein from his book, Where the Sidewalk Ends. Parents and other caregivers often express frustration about the never-ending nature of 24/7 care giving. Although there is no remedy for “forever parenting,” a bit of humor can help. Silverstein’s poem is called, “Ma and God.” This is a slightly […]

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