Raising  NoveMber

Formerly Special Needs Kids Talk Radio

Raising NoveMber

Our Story

She was born on a Tuesday morning and Tuesday was almost her name. We should have known she’d be different because we couldn’t agree on a name from the beginning. 

My daughter’s name is November, but split in half. Nove is her first name and Mber is her middle name. You can pick how the first one gets pronounced. You probably won’t be the first to say it that way. 
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  • 12/07/2016

    How not to be a consistent parent

    How not to be a consistent parent
    Five Tips for Consistency in Parenting Consistency: how many parents sigh or roll their eyes when they hear that word? That’s because consistency is tough, and most parents don’t feel like they are nearly consistent enough. No one is consistent 100% of the time. But aiming for consistency the majority of the time is not […]
  • 07/17/2016

    What Is Emotional Intelligence & Coping With Family Death

    What Is Emotional Intelligence & Coping With Family Death
    So much has happened in this last year for our family. Some really hard, difficult and emotionally stressful events could have completely torn apart our family. But, I think that my daughter’s emotional intelligence has developed enough that it kept us all from falling apart. So, yeah, that title sucks. But, I’m tired of trying […]
  • 08/26/2015

    Without Suffragette I Wouldn’t Be Here

    Without Suffragette I Wouldn’t Be Here
    Today marks the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment  to the U.S. Constitution and the victory of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement. It took so much blood, sweat and tears for women to earn the right to vote in the U.S. and if you’ve watched much TV based on history, you’ll know this happened in part […]
  • 08/23/2015

    New Podcast about Disability on BaconRock.com

    New Podcast about Disability on BaconRock.com
    I’ve started a new podcast, though the original audio files are hosted on Tuesday nights at http://baconrock.com which is an online radio station.
  • 07/14/2015

    Did We Cure Type 2 Diabetes?

    cure type 2 diabetes
    I had a reader reach out to me a few months ago about a family member who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and who also has autism. He’s older than my daughter and they are facing some very tough choices and a major lack of education and info. We’ve had an email conversation and […]
 

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