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Mom’s Moving Post Celebrates the “Small Victories” of Kids with Sensory Issues Everywhere

My son has had sensitivity issues pretty much since toddlerhood. Light bothered him so much as a barely speaking 2-year-old that we took him to the eye doctor, convinced that something was seriously wrong. His eyes were perfect, but his screams in the car over the sun hitting his face while we were driving around running errands, was not.Fast-forward a few years, and my son has shown other sensitivities to sounds, and stressors in his life. He’s never been officially diagnosed with sensory...

THREE+ME: Give the kids a paintbrush

Finding our way home: Part Three Em LeighHerald News Staff Step 1: Bring stepkids to home improvement store.Step 2: Let them pick paint colors.Step 3: Apply sunglasses. It’s gonna be bright.Yes, it was time for paint, because The Search For Our House had ended. The Renovation Of Our Home had begun.After several apartment-level moves over the past few years, this summer we searched for a legit house, somewhere we can settle down and the kids can grow up (that was in Parts One and Two of...

"Bling Bling" Was Just the Best Thing Ever

Day 363: "Bling Bling (Radio Edit)" feat. Lil Wayne, Juvenile, and Big Tymers – B.G., Chopper City in the Ghetto , 1999"By the year 2000, Lil Wayne gon' tear this game up," Baby warns, editing his verse for the radio version to set up the next verse. And then, sure enough, there's Wayne, doing your main lady in a blue Navigat-ey.What else is there to say about "Bling Bling" that hasn't already been said? It is the foundational creed of Cash Money Records, an orienting landmark for rap...