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Parenting a Child With Special Needs is like Going on Safari

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  It’s not that obvious at first, but parenting a child with special needs really is like going on Safari. I just returned from an amazing trip around three countries in Southern Africa; South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. While in Read More …

Raising Autism Awareness in African Countries

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Autism awareness in Zimbabwe, like in many African countries, is very low.  This is true not only amongst the general population but also amongst professionals who should be trusted to provide guidance to parents about their child’s development. When children Read More …

Why You Should Let Your Child Cry

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Nothing gets a mother’s attention quite like hearing their child cry. She can pick out her child’s cry amongst several other crying children in the middle of a noisy pre-school. She can even distinguish between the cries of her different Read More …

Proud Special Needs Mama Moments in 2016

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Today, on this last day of 2016, I look back at the year that is just about to end. What a difference a year makes! I am filled with pride at the many things my two boys, who have autism Read More …

5 Steps to Empowered Special Needs Parenting

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Very few things will ever change your life as profoundly as having a child with special needs. Nothing prepares you for it because everything you ever imagined about parenting becomes useless.   When my oldest son was diagnosed with autism, Read More …