Deal on a Special Needs Memoir

Brielle and Me: Our Journey With Cytomegalovirus and Cerebral Palsy - Special Needs Memoir

A Special Needs Memoir You may know another family with a special needs child or maybe your family has a special needs child and you are part of the club. My husband, Brian, our 21-year-old daughter, Ashley, and I became members when Brielle was born in 1996. Brielle’s disabilities changed each of us and the […]

What It’s Like Being a Special Needs Parent

Family Collage - Special Needs

  What You Should Know about Being a Special Needs Parent Do you know someone with a special needs child? Maybe it’s a friend. Maybe it’s someone you know from church. Maybe it’s a childhood friend you don’t know well any more. Did you ever wonder what their life is like being a special needs […]

“Brielle and Me” Book Discussion

Book Discussion

This post may contain affiliate links. That simply means that I may receive a commission at no cost to you when you choose to use the links provided. This site is an Amazon affiliate site. Thank you for your continued support of this site.   Join the Book Discussion! Have you read Brielle and Me: […]

Jealous Special Needs Parenting

Jealous Special Needs Parenting

This post may contain affiliate links. That simply means that I may receive a commission at no cost to you when you choose to use the links provided. This site is an Amazon affiliate site. Thank you for your continued support of this site. Are you a jealous special needs parent? Is is easy to […]

Kind Special Needs Parenting

Love Is - Kind - Title

What is kind special needs parenting? You might assume being a kind special needs parent is automatic. Indeed, how difficult is it to be kind? Being kind is… …being considerate. …being helpful.   Yes, we special needs parents have plenty of opportunities to practice kindness.   Kindness Through Care Giving Care giving is part of […]

Patient Special Needs Parenting

Love is patient special needs parenting

What is Patient Special Needs Parenting? Just because you have a special needs child, it doesn’t mean you have patient special needs parenting skills. I don’t think it comes naturally at all. It takes many experiences of frustration in the midst of waiting. Only then can a parent build up their patient special needs parenting […]

Telling Your Special Needs Child About Santa

Santa

  Sharing the Magic of Santa It’s a special thing to share the magic of Santa Claus with children. But there’s always an end to it. Or is there? When do you tell your special needs child about Santa? Most kids either figure it out or are told (usually by a peer or sibling) about […]

Christmas Tradition for a Growing Child

A Christmas Shirt Title

Christmas Traditions Are at the Heart of the Holidays Decorating the tree…. Baking cookies… Sending cards… Opening presents… My favorite Christmas tradition is a special t-shirt! I shared our story last year, but thought it was worthy of sharing once again. Many years ago, someone gave our daughter, Ashley, a fun Christmas t-shirt. It was […]

I’m a Fat Special Needs Mom

My Challenge - Fat

  My Challenge: I’m a Fat Special Needs Mom There’s no denying it. I’m fat. And I’m a special needs moms. Are you a fat special needs mom, too? I’ve shared my fat special needs mom story before. But, I’m excited to share my story over at UndiagnosedButOkay today as part of Kerri’s “My Challenge” […]

Help for Your Special Needs Child’s Caregiver

Special Needs Child's Caregiver Manual

This post may contain affiliate links. That simply means that I may receive a commission at no cost to you when you choose to use the links provided. This site is an Amazon affiliate site. Thank you for your continued support of this site. Are you your special needs child’s caregiver? I’m guessing you are […]