So do we 😬😅. Current travel restrictions have made venturing out almost impossible. As with finding out the munchkin is autistic, I feel like these current social restrictions are just the Universe way of saying,”Be more creative”. 💫 Nothing facilitates ‘social distancing’ or creativity better than a walk in nature. 🌳 Of course one can […]
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The Munchkin: “Can we go get a haircut, and then go to the movies?” Me: “No.” The Munchkin: “Because they’re not open.” Me: “Yes.” Some of the things the munchkin learned to enjoy despite occasional sensory overload include: hiking, going to the movie theater/basketball games/live music events, swimming, and now apparently keeping his hair a […]
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Life truly is like a box of Bertie Bott’s Every flavour jelly beans, sometimes it’s like poop 💩, other times it’s like pineapple 🍍. You just never know what flavour of day/week/month/year you’re going to get. 😅🤷🏾♀️ Thanks to Cor….. ‘the virus that will not be named’, 🙄 the munchkin is out of school for […]
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Getting showered and dressed: 1 hour 🚿 Commute: 2 hours (round trip) 🚘 Homework: 1-2 hours (on a good day 😅) Having the entire family stuck in the house all at once: Timeless ⌚️ Coronavirus COVID-19: What will you do with all the time that you’ve saved?
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I understand with the coronavirus going around some of you may take this to mean (for the munchkin and I) that: a.) one or both of us is physically ill 🤒 or b.) one or both of us is ‘contagious’.🤧🤮 The truth is I take #sickdays for a number of reasons including but not limited […]
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Instructor: What you need to focus on for this years’ recital is the ‘mawwal’. Me: ma-what? …………………………………………………💫💫💫💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💫……………………………… There are several ways to learn about other cultures when you either can’t afford or just aren’t capable of (for whatever reason) traveling outside the US. Internet 🖥 Library 📚 Television/ YouTube 📺 Or…..engage in a hobby that […]
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ME: THE MUNCHKIN: Baby Yoda
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… 🚶🏾♂️🚶🏾♀️ During our stay in Arizona, the place that stood out the most for the munchkin and I, was the Petrified Forest National Park (aka the Crystal Forest). 💎 🌳 Me (at the park entrance): I see your sign says persons with disabilities get in free. Does this include individuals with mental impairments? Park […]
Read More Junior Wilderness Explorers 🎈
“I want to go on a field trip” says the munchkin. “A field trip?! Where?” I ask. “the Grand Canyon” the munchkin tells me while shoving his iPad into my hands and showing me photos he had found on a google search. “ Oh no, not another one of your hair-brained adventures” my dad says […]
Read More ….our Hair-Brained Adventure 🌵
Me: Outdoor adventure with the munchkin or “spiritual enlightenment”? 🤔 State of Arizona: BOTH. 💫 To be continued… Sedona, Arizona
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