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Coco and I had a very interesting conversation tonight. I am sharing it with her permission. Some press came out today about amazing developments in Rett Syndrome research.  Scientists are extremely close to gene replacement clinical trials. I asked Coco … Continue reading

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100 Wishes

Coco’s homework assignment tonight was a “free-write” poem.  Of course she chose her favorite subject, the moon.  I love, though, that she makes references to her 100 wishes quilt.  Alex and I ordered this quilt (from real Chinese grannies – … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Grandma

  Today is a very special day.  Today is the 82nd birthday of Coco’s favorite person (sorry mom, for calling out your age but you are a wonder of nature and we admire you so).  Coco call Grandma her “SOUL … Continue reading

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Between the Moon and Me

    BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME ANGELS ARE ARRANGING GOSSAMER CARRIAGES TO DELIVER MY DREAMS TO GOD BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME ON FIREFLY WINGS THE SECRETS OF THE AGES ARE WRITTEN BETWEEN THE MOON AND ME LOVE NOTES … Continue reading

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O Joyous Day

Coco and I had a rare afternoon of not too much homework.  It feels like there’s never enough time lately for RPM lessons and creative writing so we took the time to do some skill building.  Then I asked Coco … Continue reading

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Teenager Dreams

On this dreary, wet, cold night, Coco had a homework assignment to “free write” for 5 minutes.  And this is what came out.  I was not planning to post it.  My sister came over for dinner and I shared it … Continue reading

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Thankful

Coco’s response when I asked her what she is thankful for this year… I AM THANKFUL FOR ONE THING MORE THAN ANY OTHER MY ETERNAL LOVE AND ETERNAL FAITH IN GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH GOD I HAVE ONLY GOD … Continue reading

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Every Morn

EVERY EARLY MORN I TELL MYSELF TODAY IS THE DAY I CAN DO IT TYPE AND TOUCH THE ANSWER CONTROL MY BODY TEMPER MY EMOTIONS BE A GOOD GIRL YELL IN MY HEAD AND NOT OUT MY MOUTH ATTEND ALL … Continue reading

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Claire de Lune

Coco and I try to squeeze in an RPM lesson every day.  RPM is the teaching method that led Coco to communication.  RPM (rapid prompting method) involves teaching students age appropriate content and keeping their attention through a variety of … Continue reading

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Peace

Coco’s response when asked the question, “What does peace mean to you?”… ALL AROUND AND MANY MILES WE SEEK THE TRUTH AND YEARN FOR JUSTICE WE STRIVE FOR PERFECTION AND LONG FOR BEAUTY MAYBE WE’RE TRYING TOO HARD A QUIET … Continue reading

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