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Ellen Seidman
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Writer, editor, snacker
Writer, editor, snacker

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Sweet, funny, bossy Ben is three tomorrow
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This is three
"It's a sunny day!" These are the words I wake up to most mornings. Ben's sleeping in our bed, and while his tossing, turning and kicking mess up my sleep, his a.m. announcements make up for it. My heart will ache when he stops saying this. Ben turns three ...
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I don't care what you think about my parenting. Mostly.
We took the kids on a five-day Disney Cruise last week and had a whole lot of fun (more on that another time). There were about 2000 passengers on the ship. The funny thing about cruises is, there are inevitably a couple of people you keep bumping into agai...
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Disability discrimination so blatant, it's hard to believe it's true
Ashley Waxman, 20, sat in the office of the Party City manager for a job interview. It was October 10, 2017, and when she dropped off her application for a sales associate position at the Nashua, New Hampshire store,  court documents say , she was asked to ...
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One good way to tell how a child was raised
Max was hanging out with some girls recently, part of a group Sabrina belongs to. He'd crashed their gathering at our home and was doing some drawing with them. During a snack break, some of them ignored Max, who was trying to make conversation. But a coupl...
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I don't want him to hate his disability, but that's his choice
"He told me he hates cerebral palsy," I said to the pediatric neurologist. "Max, do you have anything you'd like to add?" "NO!" said Max. We were at our annual visit, and Max wasn't excited about it. "I'm not sick!" he reminded me as we headed over. He was ...
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What's on your child gratitude list?
When Max was a little guy and I'd get anxious about his development, as parents of kids with disabilities tend to do, I used to jot down stuff about him for which I was grateful—what was uniquely awesome about him, stuff he enjoyed, progress he'd made. It h...
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