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 […]

Famous Special Needs Moms

Famous Special Needs Moms

Are there any famous special needs moms out there? At times, it seems as though we “know” many famous people. We’re so inundated with media that the number seems fairly significant. But, if you stop to think about it (and some people have really tried to figure this out), a very small percentage of people […]

Good Therapists for Special Needs Children

Therapists for special needs child

  Therapists for Special Needs Children Being a special needs child’s therapist is a unique experience. They have the potential to make a huge difference in the life of a special needs child. What makes a really good pediatric developmental therapist? Colleges teach future therapists for special needs children lots of things.  The technical knowledge […]

Dogs and Special Needs Children

Cooper - Dogs and Special Needs Children - Title

  It’s a Dog’s Life My name is Cooper. I’m a  Miniature Schnauzer and particularly handsome because I’m all white. My humans were once worried about dogs and special needs children (because one of their human pups has special needs), but they didn’t have to worry. I’m a good dog. I have a great life. […]

Being a Special Needs Grandparent

Therapist and special needs children

  What is it like to be a special needs grandparent? It’s so complicated. It is… …hard …wonderful …sad …joyful …emotional …trying …difficult ….rewarding ….so many things It is an entire range of emotions. Emotions felt not only for my grandchild, but also for my own child who bore my grandchild. Would I wish Brielle hadn’t been born? […]

Special Needs Moms and the Superhero Myth

Guest Post - Beautiful In His Time

Are you special? Or just like other moms? There seems to be two opposing messages out there in the special needs community. Which do you believe in? 1. The Special Needs Mom Super Hero Myth; or 2. The Belonging Myth     Have you considered YOUR role in perpetuating these?   Check out the full […]

Good Things About Being a Special Needs Mom

Good Things About Being a Special Needs Mom

I Am a Special Needs Mom …And It’s Not All Bad Huh? There’s good things about being a special needs parent??? Yep. There are. Probably even a few things that might surprise you if you aren’t a “member of the club.”   Before you peek…. What are you guessing I put on the list? handicapped […]