Feb 10, 2020

THANKS, GOD!

By |2020-02-11T08:05:33-08:00February 10, 2020|, |

BY SARAH BESSEY, ACS PARENT When our children were younger, I used to marvel at their ability to find great value and significance in sunrise and sunset, growing vegetables, bugs and trees, music, friendship, rocky-bottomed lakes, changing seasons and small rituals. They say the world through a lens of wonder and contentment that made me [...]

Dec 9, 2019

WHEN DECIBELS AND DOG DOO HAVE YOU DOWN

By |2019-12-10T08:07:47-08:00December 9, 2019|, |

Celebrate first. That’s the motto to live by. But it goes against my nature to celebrate when the hand dryers are blasting 150dB of noise in 10-second spurts between explosions of chatter from the seemingly thousands of children who use those bathrooms and dryers right when I need to try and write a blog. Instead [...]

Apr 9, 2019

SPECIAL NEEDS VS. HUMAN NEEDS

By |2019-04-15T21:50:56-07:00April 9, 2019|, |

BY ANNA REDEKOP, ACS PARENT When our daughter, Sadie was 10 months old, she was not meeting several of her developmental milestones. So we took her for genetic testing. I remember sitting her on the ground in the doctor’s office and giving her a cracker thinking everything would be fine and the doctor was about [...]

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