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12 Things Parents of Kids With Food Aversions Know To Be True

  Food aversions that go beyond being “picky” are real. Texture, smell, color, appearance all can impact someone’s ability to eat what is in front of them. It can be challenging as a parent to manage these aversions and still make everyone happy. Happiness is just a state of mind , right? Here are the… Continue reading 12 Things Parents of Kids With Food Aversions Know To Be True

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To The Mom Whose Child Was Having A Difficult Time at Chillers

I have no idea if you will ever see this, but I hope you do. I just want to say that I wish you hadn’t left and I hope it wasn’t because of us. You came into Chillers Ice Cream in Louisville, Ky on Sunday, November 22, around 1:25 pm. I was there with my… Continue reading To The Mom Whose Child Was Having A Difficult Time at Chillers

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Why I Can’t Blog About My Kids

It’s been a year and a half  since I started my Facebook page Autism Odysseys, and a year since I started this blog. I have some unique experiences as a parent of identical twin boys who both have received an  autism diagnosis at age 3 – and 2 daughters who fall into the “females present differently than… Continue reading Why I Can’t Blog About My Kids