Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

Last Tuesday in speech therapy I pulled my chair up to Ms. Kelly’s desk and feverishly finished up taking notes from the I Love Letters book. “Too bad you don’t get paid for all this work you do,” Ms. Kelly said with an encouraging smile. Yep, I agree. Actually, according to an article this year …

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I’m still waiting patiently for the lazy days of summer, but this week at least slowed down a little. My middle son played in his final baseball all-star tournament last weekend and I survived twelve hours (9 a.m to 9 p.m.) at the park that day with Lil’ Man. This week, I’ve taken a bit of …

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One of my favorite shows growing up was The Facts of Life. I loved Blair, Jo, Tootie, and Natalie and all of the fun, happy, sad, and trying times that they experienced from living in an all-girl household. And when I reflected back on this week, the theme song from that sitcom popped into my …

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My husband works for a company that recruits speech therapists for public school systems across the country. One of his co-workers has a blog geared towards SLPs and employment, and in January of this year, I was a guest writer on her site. This particular post has been sitting in my computer for the past …

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This title came to me in about three seconds, probably because I’ve been living, breathing, and intensely photographing baseball all three days this past weekend. Our baseball season got extended into June this year because my middle son, who is eight, got selected to play on the all-star team. Also, my husband, who played baseball …

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About this time five years ago, I quit the career I had spent my entire post-college life building and decided to be a stay-at-home mom. When I left the office that hot, summer day, I felt like a senior graduating high school. Who hooo! Time to sleep in! Time to bask in the realm of …

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