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A Disabled Teen’s Caregiver Talks about Periods

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The curse. A visit from Aunt Flo. A trip to Camp Flow. Surfing the crimson wave. Falling off the roof. On the rag. Mother Nature’s monthly gift. Whatever euphemism your family uses for menstruation, it’s a subject that the parents … Continue reading

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Your Child’s Special Needs Don’t Trump My Child’s Safety

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Having parented a child with special needs, I understand the frustration of dealing with a public school system when your child is struggling. But lately, a specific “special needs” child has been terrifying my child, and it’s making me rethink … Continue reading

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Heckerty’s Valentine: The Best Valentine for Kids Ever!

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OK, I am going to start with the disclosure. I love Heckerty — and I love Heckerty’s creators, Jan Ziff and Alan Davidson. I’ve been friends with them for years, and I first heard about Heckerty on a rainy day … Continue reading

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