After our son’s autism diagnosis, everything changed. Our priorities changed. How we spent our money changed. Our schedule changed. And although we weren’t prepared for it, our friendships changed. We were going through a season of grief and confusion, and we felt more isolated than ever. When we got through those early years after … Read more
Already wondering how you’re going to fill those long summer days? Here are 100 fun ideas to keep you and the kids (or grandkids) busy! Plant a garden Visit a national park – remember, People With Disabilities Are Entitled to a Free Lifetime Pass to National Parks Start a new collection Climb a tree … Read more
I run a Facebook group focused on self-care for special-needs moms, and I recently asked them what was causing the most stress in their lives right now. “Worry about meeting my child’s needs now and in the future” was the number one answer. It was no surprise to me. I grew up as a special-needs … Read more
It’s IEP season for many of us. We prepare, we pray, and we walk through those school doors ready to get our kids everything they need to be as successful as possible. Sometimes they go well. Everyone is on the same page and you hear yes over and over. Sometimes they don’t go well. Your … Read more
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