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My son with autism is competing in a Geo Bowl at his school next week. I am beyond worried about how he is going to be able to navigate this unfamiliar situation—and what the fallout with the typical kids will be if it goes badly.
Before I had kids, I had visions of idyllic children doing hilarious and loving things. Reality has turned out to be a little bit harsher than that.
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I still don't like going to IEP meetings where the school and I figure out what special education services my son will get, but they have gotten exponentially easier than when we started.
I try really hard to get my workouts in when I'm not in charge of my kids, but sometimes I have to drag them along.
I feel that I learn this lesson over and over—even the hardest parenting days are worth it in the end.
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