There is NO 100% safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy.

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5 Ways to Advocate for Your Special Needs Kid

5 Ways to Advocate for Your Special Needs Kid
You’re grappling with the emotions of discovering your kid has a learning disability and suddenly find yourself trying to decode the foreign language of IEPs. You might also worry that your school isn’t doing enough, or doing the right things, for your child. But your experience can be influenced by howRead more

I said I wouldn’t adopt a child with FASD—and now I have four

I said I wouldn’t adopt a child with FASD—and now I have four
People say: “If you adopt older children, rather than babies, you know what you’re getting.” Well it turns out we didn’t.   PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO It was a scorching day so I’d taken my children to a splash pad. I was watching my daughters dancing in the water, when out of theRead more

My Best Tips for Parenting Kids with FASD

Tips from the trenches for parents living with the challenges of a child diagnosed with FASD After thirty years of living, loving and laughing with persons living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) the most sound advice I can give to foster, kinship and adoptive parents is “FIND TIME FORRead more
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