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Ellen Seidman
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Writer, editor, snacker
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The Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-up awaits you
What to do if you're new here This is a place to share a recent favorite post you've written, or read. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post. Where it says "Your name"  put the name of the  blog followed by the title of the  post   you want to ...

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Is your heart healthy? See if you have any of these 9 risk factors—just one puts you at increased risk for a heart attack.

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Is your heart healthy? Are you sure?
I don't have a whole lot of time to spend on myself lately, but there is one body part I've been thinking a lot about these last few weeks: my heart. That's because I've been working for Woman's Day magazine, women's heart health is a core focus of theirs a...

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It's not wrong to appreciate the parenthood you never had
Dave and I were both excited to get outside with Ben this weekend and watch him push around his wheeled toy. I knew this partly had to do with the fact that we are savoring the firsts of our last child. I also knew it partly had to do with what we went thro...

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Someone to walk beside him
Max has a stroller a therapist once gave to him that's for kids with disabilities. He's too big for it, but still loves pushing it around, empty. I've struggled with this  as it's not doing his image any favors and yet, it's an activity he loves. This weeke...

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The Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-up has returned
What to do if you're new here This is a place to share a recent favorite post you've written, or read. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post. Where it says "Your name"  put the name of the  blog followed by the title of the  post   you want to ...

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Dear world: It isn't that hard to include my child with special needs
Last fall, the temple we belong to started a recreational youth program. I signed up Sabrina. I emailed about Max, unsure what kind of answer I'd receive. You can never, ever just sign up your child with special needs for a so-called typical youth program. ...

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Top 10 things to know about cerebral palsy: the video
What I most wish people knew about cerebral palsy: that people who have it also have plenty of abilities. Every person has strengths and talents, and the same goes for people with CP. One of Zach Anner's superpowers: his sense of humor, as the comedian, boo...

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Adorable stuff about our children: What's on your swoon list?
The other day, my friend Cindy asked what Ben is up to that's especially cute. Oh, just a million things: The way he toddles when he walks, says "goguh" for yogurt, sleeps with his butt in the air and his ankles crossed, sticks a finger in his mouth and sta...

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What happened when Max attended Night to Shine, a prom for teens and adults with disability.
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