Focus on "CAN DO" by Mina, a Super Mom to Twin Boys & a Poppy
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Talloobi is autistic. And yes he’s probably considered severely autistic. Or what the professionals like to label, a level 3.Does he suffer because of the limitations he has? Yes. Yes sometimes he does. Do we suffer with him? Yes. We suffer with him & for him.But his autism is part of who he is. It’s not ALL that he is, but it’s a big chunk of who my Talloobi is. How can I hate it?And if we (the caregivers) don’t or cannot accept our own kids because of their uniqueness, how can we expect others to?Why the hell are...
Happy Independence Day
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I declare this Day A day that I can Say Is a celebration of Me Because My Independence is Key… …Key to self-love, self-expression, and self-determination Allow Me the Choice Let me be Heard I have a Voice Please give me your Word… …your Word that I am Respected, And Not rejected Embracing Me as a part of this Humanity With a Solidarity Mentality Upon this land striving to Save Within this Community of the Brave Written by Lee-Ann Preston, Bright Buddies' Champion Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube @brightbuddies Follow us on TikTok @brightbuddies.io
It's all different by Tara Mackin
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It's all different. Unexpected. Unfiltered. Uncomfortable. Beautiful. Wild. Free. I watch, breath held, trying to put your shoes on my feet. I hide. You don't. I shouldn't. We circle. I spend another day pretending I'm not made of broken glass. You spend another day believing you're unbreakable. Credit to Tara Mackin Follow Tara on Instagram @tara.mackin #neurodivergent #neurodiversity #inclusion Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube @brightbuddies Follow us on TikTok @brightbuddies.io
HOPPITY HOP!!! Sparky goes Easter Egg Hunting
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A simple activity for most families Can at times be interesting and challenging for some How long should our easter egg hunt be? How many easter eggs should we hide? Shall we add a hot cross bun? It’s our first time planning this fun activity And it has everyone buzzing with wonder Fingers and toes crossed for having a ball But oh, just wish for not a single blunder You see, our Sparky has ADHD So coordination of this event is key Mum, Dad, Sparky–and his best bud Dan All head off in different directions Each...
Love Reflects Through
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The day he hatched, I cried in joy, I said, “Sky’s your name, my little boy. You're the best thing that’s happened to me, And I’m going to be your Mommy.” Seeing my reflection in his eyes, gave me a bit of a surprise. Because for the first time in life I understood, Feathers and wings like mine were good, But a loving heart was what I wanted to share. Could that also be seen in my child's stare? I questioned this more as Sky grew, Because whenever I said, “I love you,” All he ever answered...
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