New mantra: Hello happy battles. Goodbye angry battles

09.22.12

Today Madi came over for our Wednesday at-home-therapy session. She stays for two hours. Each session is different, but with similarities. Sometimes the differences come merely from Cali’s behavior.  For example, lately Madi has been working on getting Cali to receptively identify (i.e., pointing to) certain letters in the alphabet. During one session she may read more…

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A Different kind of Play date

09.20.12

Most moms would say that a play date involves the kids playing together, while the moms sit and catch up. I would say the same, although in our world there is anther kind of play date. This one includes me, Cali, Ava, and one friend. Not two friends or three, just one and no other read more…

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“Stay Together”

09.04.12

When Cali first started out with her therapy, one of the main goals we had her work on was staying together. I can remember dreading trips to any stores that did not offer shopping baskets because Cali would run and wander like crazy. In fact, I pretty much avoided them and only went once I read more…

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