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Emily Barbero

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A Tale of Unsuccessful Potty Training

My son's urologist is my favorite kind of woman: ultra-smart, relatable, quick…

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You-Know-Who is a You-Know-What: Raising a Biter

When our globally-delayed son picked up a habit of biting, life became a bit like…

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Special Needs Toddlers and the Family Dog

Stella is our 12-pound Chinese Crested rescue dog.  When I became pregnant,…

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All of us, son, love all of you

My son's NICU room is dark. I turned all the lights off in the bay; one lone…

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