Author Archives: melmama

What a summer! Wait it’s back to school already?


Well it’s been a very, very long time since I have written in Mateo’s Story. We have done a lot this Summer and the kids have already put in two weeks of school! That is just crazy right? Remember when … Continue reading

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My Pet Snow Wolf Part 2 a story by Mateo


Mateo loved everyone’s comments on Facebook yesterday about his story.  He was so excited to write part two.  For this assignment he had to incorporate skyscrapers.  I am so impressed with how he creatively wove it into his story.  I … Continue reading

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My Pet Snow Wolf : a story by Mateo


I have a blog post I have been working on for the past two weeks- I still need to rework it a bit and add photos… It’s about the New Year. Well shoot- we are almost done with January and … Continue reading

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And back to school we go!


The new school year brings a huge amount of anxiety for Mateo. This year was one of the harder ones. He is going into 4th grade and a whole new classroom and a brand new teacher. He keeps the same … Continue reading

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School good-byes


As the school year is winding down and we are wrapping up our IEPs and all happily awaiting a summer schedule without the stress of excessive homework (believe it or not my kids still get homework over the summer!), tears … Continue reading

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Happy 9th Birthday Mateo!


Dear Mateo, I can’t believe that you are 9 today!! Years go by faster and faster and moments are truly to be treasured. Every year I like to write you Birthday messages and hope that one day you will look … Continue reading

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Autism Acceptance and Understanding for Mateo


I read a post on Facebook that said, wouldn’t it be nice if we celebrated Individuals with Autism in April instead of just making it about Awareness. I loved that idea, I have always tried to make Mateo’s Story about … Continue reading

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