Being a special needs parent is hard! But it’s also beautiful! In this post I chat about my reality of parenting two special little boys.
The Beautiful Power of World Autism Day 2019
World Autism Day 2019 has given me a chance to think about where we’ve come from, where we are and where we’re going. What does the day mean to you?
March Photo Challenge Day 29 Homeschool Dad
The twenty-ninth pic in the March 2019 photo challenge is about the homeschool dad. He’s always supportive, encouraging and also good at problem solving. Happy birthday G!
March Photo Challenge Day 24 Special Needs Kids and Anxiety
The twenty-fourth pic in the March photo challenge is about special needs kids and anxiety. They often go hand in hand and in order to help, you need to be patient, encouraging, understanding and be an advocate.
March Photo Challenge Day 20 Barefoot Kids
The twentieth pic in the March 2019 photo challenge is about barefoot kids. There are many benefits to being barefoot and to feeling the earth beneath your feet!
March Photo Challenge Day 11 Eye Exam for Kids
How to ace an eye exam for kids The boys look super cute in glasses. And I often wonder if they’re going to need glasses like me. The only way to find out is to do an eye exam for…
March Photo Challenge Day 6 Kids and Dogs
The sixth pic in the My Little Home School March 2019 photo challenge is about kids and dogs. For some kids, dogs cause intense anxiety. Sometimes gentle encouragement and time can help them to overcome their phobia.
March Photo Challenge Day 4 Happy Kids
The fourth pic in the My Little Home School March 2019 photo challenge is about raising happy kids. I think it boils down to having the time to spend with your kids!
Santa Claus and Special Needs Kids
Santa Claus is an age old tradition, celebrating the selfless giving that we characterize with Christmas. While many people dislike Santa receiving credit for their tireless pursuit of the perfect toys, others find Santa offers an opportunity to teach about…
A Future Wish for my Special Needs Twins
My future wish for my special needs twins is to be safe, healthy and happy. And it is my life’s work to make sure that this wish comes true!
Awesome Activities for Special Needs Kids
Activities for special needs kids take a lot of planning. Calming activities such as going to the beach or the forest are often most successful.
Special Needs Parents and the 5 Stages of Grief
Special needs parents is what we are. It is a badge we wear, more than a cross we bear. But in order to reach a point of acceptance you need to allow yourself to grieve. You need to grieve the…