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A Day By The Sea and the Perfect Gluten Free Bread

      Today was the perfect day! It was unscheduled, unplanned and there were no major meltdowns. It was the best family day we have had so far this summer. We went to St Andrews By The Sea, a picturesque sea side town about 2 hours from where we live. It is packed with …

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Apple Carrot Muffins and Double Chocolate Cookies – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Today I am sharing two new recipes that are both gluten free and dairy free. One is a healthy muffin option that is perfect for a snack or a side option to a breakfast. The other is a yummy chocolatey cookie that was created on a whim with two busy kids helping. I was actually …

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Goodbyes, New Houses, New Schools, New ASW’s – so many changes for one little Monkey

Sorry for our absence. So much has been going on in both our houses lately that writing was pushed to the dusty corners of our minds. Anxiety in our house is at an all time high with he many changes that are happening, almost each week. Lets start from the beginning however. The last week …

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BREAKING NEWS: Preschool Autism Program Revisions On Hold

We just received word from Jeff den Otter, program advisor at the New Brunswick Department Early Education and Childhood Development EECD, that the entire Preschool Autism Program Standards revisions document¬† has been put ON HOLD until further consultation with agencies and parents can be done. This happened late this (Friday) afternoon. They have asked us …

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Bounce, bounce from morning till night!

The last few weeks, although they have been met with a few extra meltdowns thanks to a new support worker starting, have been all around really good. The Monkey has been in slightly better spirits for the better part of most of his days and that is always nice to see. I think that this …

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Q & A on Autism Funding in New Brunswick

If you have been following along with us over the past 2 weeks you probably have already read both of Rebecca’s posts on the new standards for funding for Autism Early Intervention Services. If not, I urge you to read them here and here. Rebecca spent hours speaking with Jeff den Otter, EECD program advisor, …

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