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My Wonderboy

September 29, 2008 @ 1:04 pm | Filed under: Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

The other day I mentioned that Wonderboy got another new diagnosis this summer and I have been wanting to write about it but needed to think through the privacy issues first. After taking …

Wonderboy Paints

August 28, 2007 @ 2:19 pm | Filed under: Wonderboy

Our Ongoing Unit Study on the Brain (as Taught by Wonderboy)

February 16, 2005 @ 1:13 pm | Filed under: Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

Wonderboy had his OT evaluation today. Our marvelous physical therapist, M., brought an occupational therapist, K., out to meet our little guy. I don’t know about Wonderboy, but boy was I exhausted when it …

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All About Wonderboy

January 20, 2005 @ 5:37 pm | Filed under: ASL, Family Adventures, Hearing Loss, Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

He is 13 months old and has had his hearing aids for two months. His hearing loss, diagnosed last fall, came as a surprise to us—we spent his first nine months focused on various …

Valentine’s Day action items

February 14, 2017 @ 8:54 am | Filed under: Current Affairs

Pruitt confirmation vote (and others) likely this week. I’ve mentioned that special education, healthcare, and policy related to climate change are the three issues I’m focusing my energy on. Pruitt is a disastrous …

day seven: saturday flashback

January 7, 2017 @ 10:55 am | Filed under: Books, Photos

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In a couple of weeks, this blog will be twelve years old. (So will The Wine-Dark Sea. Melanie and I, who were to meet in the comment box, happened to begin our blogs …

day five: our 2016 booklists

January 5, 2017 @ 2:50 pm | Filed under: Books

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I found a new(ish) middle-grade novel on my Kindle I’d been meaning to read with the kids. It’s a review copy of The Secret Horses of Briar Hill by Megan Shepherd, …

Easing into high tide

August 17, 2016 @ 8:14 am | Filed under: Fun Learning Stuff, Homeschooling

Wrote this post yesterday and then didn’t post it.

We’re swinging back into high tide here, some of us. Wonderboy started seventh grade today (I KNOW, RIGHT?!) and I’ve planned a little block of time …

In which I pluck a lot of photos off Facebook

August 4, 2016 @ 4:35 pm | Filed under: Photos

Argh, Facebook, Facebook. You make it so darn easy for me to slap up a photo or funny kid quip, and then a year from now I’ll be sad I didn’t preserve those memories …