Yes, this little ol' blog of mine is getting some cool exposure. A really fun blogger, Tamara, of Mad Boastings of a Cheapskate Mom, has decided to make me one of her Featured Friends! I captioned one of her many funny pics that she posts & my quote got picked. I have blogged about her contests, this is her newest one! Her blog is not a SNK blog, although she just joined the club with her son's new diagnosis of PDD-NOS. She has a lot of humor (her stories of her weiner dogs crap me up) & some really great advice (it is not ASSvice- see the post below this) on how to save money. She has recently gotten some MEGA- exposure on her blog! She is such a talented writer. I am very honored to be a part of this.
She also made my own cool little button so it can be "grabbed"! See it up there? Cooooolsville, daddy-O. Now, I just need to figure out how to do that! LOL!
This is our little family's journey. MM (our only daughter) has mild cerebral palsy & autism spectrum disorder. She also has an undiagnosed auto immune disorder.
Come with us as we are learning to cope, navigating the system and riding the rollercoaster of having a child with special needs with a large amount of humor & sarcasm thrown in.
Life was all fun & games TILL THE SHORTBUS pulled up in front of our house...
From Wikipedia "Short Bus"
Short buses can be used by smaller school districts on routes with few students to pick up. However, a more prominent use is to transport small numbers of children to and from vocational school, or schools for children with emotional disorders or mental disabilities. Because of this second use of the buses, "taking the short bus" or other phrases to that effect has become a pejorative slang term used to imply that someone has a mental retardation or emotional problems.
I am a mom, a wife, a professional snot getter. I am blessed to have a wonderful mother who watches my daughter whenever I work and does all of the "extras" that MM needs. I am considered a "damn yankee" since I have lived in the south for 14 years now. I will always be a buckeye (a useless nut) at heart. It took me a long time to adjust to southern life, but I like it.