Laura Trunkey

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Laura Trunkey is the mother of the amazing Angus and the author of the story collection Double Dutch. Contact her at laurajtrunkey@gmail.com.

Get Ready-Do-Done

In October, Jana O’Connor, a pediatric speech-language pathologist and mom of an eight-year-old with ADHD, went viral. A series of 20 tweets she posted...

Pandemic Parenting

We parents have our work cut out for us.How do you juggle working from home with parenting without support? How do you continue your...

Shuffling Forward

We do a lot for Angus. More than the average amount that parents do for their eight-year-olds. Angus’s laundry list of diagnoses means that...

Getting Help for Anxiety

My son Angus was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder last winter during his psychoeducational assessment. It wasn’t a surprise. Angus has always been an...

Party Problems

This morning I had a conversation with a group of moms about birthday parties—namely party invites, handed out in the hallway to a select...

Well-Regulated Revelry

Halloween is an exciting time, but it can also be dysregulating for round-peg children. Holidays in general are a challenge for kids who require...

Brush & Floss

A few months back, Angus’s dentist found a cavity in his tooth. Not just a cavity, but a rather significant hole. Where there’s one...

After Maternity & Beyond…Introducing Diversabilities

When I began Maternity and Beyond, I always assumed I would end the column once Angus was able to read it—once he realized I...

Summer Struggles

Welcome to June, that in-between month. Outside it feels like summer much of the time, which makes the agony of desk-work even worse. The...

Canaries

I don’t remember the last time I was so upset I had no control of my emotions. One of the benefits of being an...

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