Category Archives: Friends

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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Explaining loss and remembering Paige!

It was the first time we had to explain true loss to Mateo. Our very close friends lost their daughter on December 4th to an extreme allergic reaction, and still don’t know exactly the cause. I know many of you … Continue reading

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Making friends

This is post 100!! I feel like I need to step it up a notch, I am feeling the pressure to write something very prophetic and moving. But all that I can think about right now is about friendship.  When … Continue reading

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Mom Guilt

I think we have all felt it at one point or another. The feeling that we aren’t doing all that we should be doing. That we want to give more, do more, be more. But sometimes life is hard and … Continue reading

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Reflection on 2011, Hope and Awareness for 2012

A New Year already.  Time just passes so quickly.  We live in a whirlwind of school, ABA Therapy, Social Group Classes, Doctor Appointments, Occupational Therapy appointments, Speech Therapy appointments, play dates and school and that’s just for Mateo. But to … Continue reading

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Cheering for friends

We had a fun filled weekend of good times with friends .  Mateo really amazes me how he can play so well with Maya and her friends at times.  Sometimes he can be the typical “pesky brother”, but when you … Continue reading

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Hello Mom Bloggers!

I went to a Social Media Group Meet-Up yesterday and the focus was on Mom Bloggers.  It was interesting to hear everyone’s story of why they got into blogging, their inspiration for telling their story. I went with my good … Continue reading

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Camping: a rushing river and solo-mom adventure

So I decided to do something crazy.  I decided to really test myself and my kids and go on a camping adventure without my husband.  I definitely didn’t want to leave him behind, but he had big deadlines and had … Continue reading

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A part of everything

Mateo at Preschool playing with his teacher and friends Many times children with Autism will stand on the outskirts in social situations.  They are observers and taking in everything around them.  Watching from the sidelines, as the other children will … Continue reading

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A new year

I have been doing a lot of reflecting on the past year.  There were many ups and downs, curves and bumps in the road that took us through 2010.  This year had a lot more bumps in the road than … Continue reading

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