This Child of Mine Part 2
It took months. Well, years, really. I knew something was off way before we received her diagnosis. She just wasn't as "normal" as other kids her age. Her speech was delayed (as I've stated in Part 1), she wouldn't make eye contact with me, or respond to her name. Something was just... off.
I don't know when it started. I just know that I've always lacked self-confidence. For 29 years of my life, I've had this little girl inside of me who likes to hide in a corner and hope that no one sees her. She would love to be a butterfly, but she doesn't know how.
Choosing Safety Glasses for Your Chinese co2 Laser Cutter and Engraver
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According to the CDC the current divorce rate in the United States is 3.2 per 1,000 population, and half of all children will be witness to a parent's divorce in their lifetime. This isn't about all children, though. This is about my brother and me.
This Child of Mine Part 1
Is my daughter almost 3? Yes. Can she string two words together yet? No. Can I understand her? Yes... most of the time. So, what has helped me understand my verbal-delayed toddler?
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St. Joseph, MO is nestled in the northwest corner of the state of Missouri and is the capital of Buchanan County. It was founded by the fur trader Joseph Robidoux and was incorporated in 1843. St. Joseph is Missouri's eighth largest city with a population of just over 76,000. So, what's fun or interesting to do in St. Joe? Just check out this list below:
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My first loves in life were books. Specifically fantasy novels. I would read them every day before school, after school, and before bed. You could always find a book in my hand. Fantasy as a genre has been around since George MacDonald penned Phantastes in 1858, and there have been hundreds of authors to pen fantasy novels since.