Tagged: Gilbert

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Proud as Punch

Have I told you lately how proud I am of my kiddos? I don’t think I could be any prouder of them right now. image credit Gilbert is powering through the end of the...

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Then & Now

As we careen towards the end of the year I have found myself comparing where we are now to where we were at the same time last year. This time last year we were...

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My two ASD kids are like chalk & cheese

My two eldest kids might both be on the autism spectrum but any similarity ends there. Image Credit They are chalk and cheese. And these school holidays have highlighted just how different they really...

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Lessons Learned

image source  This term has been a big one for my school kids. There’s been so much on every week, culminating recently with their athletics carnival and education week concert. Both very important but inconveniently...

Then the Bubble Burst… 10

Then the Bubble Burst…

I feel low today. Disappointed. Depressed. Gilbert was suspended from school yesterday until Monday morning and it feels like I’ve been dealt a heavy body blow. Things were going well. His first 4 weeks...

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The Road to Mainstream – Part 3

This is the third post in a series dedicated to following the transition of my son, Gilbert Bear from a special education setting to a mainstream classroom. Part 1 documented his education settings up...

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Thankful for Acceptance

I am so very thankful today for acceptance. In this case, for the acceptance of my son by the staff and students at his new school which has literally made my year. Gilbert had...

My Boy is Oh So Anxious 6

My Boy is Oh So Anxious

I’m feeling for my boy at the moment. He is so very anxious and tense and scared. He is preparing to transition to his local mainstream school next year (check out Part 1 and...

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Gilbert’s Birth Story

It was a few days after the due date for my first child and I was more than ready for this little overdue bundle to evacuate the building. I was 28 and impatient and...