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Why I Stopped Saying “Sorry” as a Mom (and Started Saying “No”)

Last week two school emails landed in my inbox. One asked for volunteers for a PTA event. The other...

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TiLT Podcast Brings Experts and Parents Together to Support “Differently Wired” Kids

Understood was recently featured on the TiLT Parenting podcast, one of the newest voices in parentin...

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What Watching the Endrew F. Supreme Court Case Taught Me About Nuance and FAPE

On Wednesday, January 11, the U.S. Supreme Court spent an hour discussing not only how the words use...

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5 “Big Bang Theory” Quotes That Make Me a Better Parent

Anyone who knows me well knows I love the TV show The Big Bang Theory. If you haven’t seen it, you’...

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How My Son’s Sensory Processing Issues Helped Me Understand Myself

Growing up, I was kind of a quirky kid. When it was fashionable for kids to wear corduroy, plaid woo...

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