Happy February! January was a tough month for me. I’m going with the belief that if it started off on the uphill climb, the next 11 months are going to slowly descent with a little more ease. I know you all have those days, weeks and months. I also know that we are some of the strongest and resilient Care Bears out there and we never quit. Although, there are days, we really want to.
One of the tough moments came when my son decided to cut all of his hair a day before his 16th birthday, I wrote about it and you can read it below. In writing about it, I realized how therapeutic it is for me to share some of my raw moments and after some emails from a few readers, I decided to continue with the column, hopefully on a monthly basis. I would welcome any other parents to be a guest writer. I think we help one another so much with experiences. Please get in touch if you’d like to write something for ” Autism, The Unwanted Guest”. “Autism” can be subbed in with whatever word best fits your situation as well!
Our IEP was rescheduled, initially this caused me some stress, but, I quickly realized it was a gift to allow some more time to plan and prepare for what will be next for our guy! More on that later..
There is a FREE screening of “Won’t You be My Neighbor?” 2/9 sponsored by Northstar Academy , check it out here.
The 8th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival is coming, learn about it all here, check out some of these films, they look great!
Positive Vibe has a Valentine’s Day event planned, learn about all of the fun planned, here.
Looking for some ides for Groundhog Day, Valentines Day & The Big Game ? We have tons on our Pinterest Boards.
Be sure to check the site and Facebook to stay up to date. If you have anything you want to share or add, please get in touch. This site is for you, we need to and want to know what works! You can email Carissa or Tricia.
KnowDifferent.net is a site for all special need families that have to do anything “KNOWdifferently”. No matter what the diagnosis, our site will offer you a place to learn, a place to share and a place to feel KnowDifferent.We have some great community events coming up, be sure to check our calendar frequently as we add to it daily. Some more detailed info is included here about Winter sessions for our kids to keep busy as well.
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Wishing you a safe and enjoyable start to this New Year
With Gratitude and Commitment,