Category Archives: Parenting

My Real Schedule: A Day in the Life of a Special Needs Mom

Please share: My Real Schedule: A Day in the Life of a Special Needs Mom I often have people ask me what life is really like in our family. So I’m giving you the real deal: a 24-hour peek into the … Continue reading

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To the Child with Special Needs

Please share: To the Child with Special Needs What a ride we’ve been on together! It’s often a rocky one, but I can honestly say, despite the struggles we’ve had and the challenges we face, that I’m thankful that you’re … Continue reading

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If You’re Ready to Give Up . . .

Please share: If You’re Ready to Give Up . . . Last week began with our “new normal” schedule, with a little visit to my family doctor thrown in on Monday afternoon. I wanted to talk with him about a … Continue reading

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Becoming a Working Homeschool Mom

Please share: Becoming a Working Homeschool Mom I have worked from home for years, and that will continue as I work to build my freelance writing business. But that isn’t consistent income, generally, and with the bills piling up, I’ve … Continue reading

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Looking Back: My Favorite Special Needs Posts from 2014

Please share: Looking Back: My Favorite Special Needs Posts from 2014 A few weeks ago, I shared my most popular posts from 2014 as chosen by you, the reader. Today I’m going to share a list of my personal favorites from … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Diagnosis for Your Child with Special Needs

Please share: Waiting for a Diagnosis for Your Child with Special Needs (Note: This isn’t about whether you should or shouldn’t seek a diagnosis for your child. I shared my thoughts on that topic here.) My daughter has already received a … Continue reading

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7 Life Skills Kids Can Learn through Board Games

Please share: *Disclosure: I am a Better Beginnings brand ambassador. I get paid to write an article for them once a month, but the best thing is that I get to learn, and in turn share with you, great information about … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice: My Top 10 Most Popular Posts from 2014

Please share: Readers’ Choice: My Top 10 Most Popular Posts from 2014 Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season as much as I did. I spent most of the last two weeks with my husband and children, … Continue reading

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To the (Desperate) Special Needs Parent at Christmas

Please share: To the (Desperate) Special Needs Parent at Christmas Merry Christmas! Or maybe it doesn’t seem that merry. Maybe you’re dealing with a child who struggles with a chronic illness (who has an acute one on top of that), … Continue reading

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100 Resources for Special Needs Parenting and Homeschooling

Please share: 100 Resources for Special Needs Parenting and Homeschooling This list of resources for special needs parenting and homeschooling isn’t meant to be exhaustive. It’s a collection of links I’ve found that are both informative and helpful. I hope that it … Continue reading

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