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What will people think?

I was playing an Authentic Relating Game, called “Curiosity”, on Zoom, with a man I feel a delightful connection to. He got to ask me…

Hamster Lust

Decades ago, before the reign of big box stores, when there was such a thing as an independently owned neighborhood pet store, I saw them…

Coming Soon! The Sensory-Friendly Section of your Favorite Restaurant

It feels like we sensory defensive adults only have two options: deal with the crazy overwhelming world the way it is or keep a safe distance…

Yes! Adults can be Over-Responsive to Sound in the Grocery Store

Before I learned I was an adult with Sensory Processing Disorder, specifically hypersensitivity (or sensory defensiveness) I had no idea how over-responsive I was to sound. Screaming…

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Sensory Defensive Nail Trimming – an Adventure in Motherhood

It is for the moms of young SPD children that I write about nail trimming. To anyone who would judge me for writing about such…