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Author Archive | Elizabeth Hough


The Loyal One

One of the things I have really struggled with this summer is having a good group of mom friends. It’s a game changer when you have children with special needs, or if you have more than “normal” 2.5 kids. It doesn’t matter how old your kids are, hanging out with “mom friends” over the summer […]

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A year ago, I was racking my brain trying to figure out how I was going to help my newly graduated Kindergartner. We didn’t officially have an ASD diagnoses, but we knew some things were “off”. Over the summer, I requested a meeting with our principal, kindergarten teacher, and you. When I met you, I […]

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school lockdown


My middle two kids attend a preschool which is located inside a local middle school. When I was picking them up, I saw two police vehicles pull on the other side of the street, but thought nothing of it, as there typically is a police officer at the school around dismissal time. On Wednesday afternoon, […]

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That ‘A’ Word

We need to talk about the “A” word.  I’m not talking about the three letter “A” word.  I’m talking about Autism. I’m talking about the neurological and developmental disorder that can rock your world. April is autism awareness month and I want to share with you my experience as well as how you can be […]

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Motherhood Marathon

Back when I was a perfect parent, you know before I actually had kids, I enjoyed running. I even took the 8am Phys Ed class in college because it was therapeutic. No finagling joggers, encouraging children to try and keep up, or having to stop 5 times to get more snacks and water for everyone. […]

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