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?
The ninth pic in the My Little Home School March 2019 photo challenge is about the social development of twins. Our special needs twins are homeschooled as well, so socialization is something that is often spoken about. At the end of the day, their closeness is something special.
The fifth pic in the My Little Home School March 2019 photo challenge is about having homeschool adventures. Adventures help children grow and progress in so many ways.
Santa 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 the joy of giving. I’ve always found myself wavering between these two camps each year, but […]
I have special needs twins. And I have no idea what the future holds for them. Before they were diagnosed, I had high hopes of them being astronauts, lawyers, musicians, actors or doctors. They may still becomes these things, but luckily they have been relieved of this pressure. Because now we take each day at […]
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 children and life you thought you would have. You need to clear ‘what if’ and […]
My special needs child hates food. Actually both my special needs children hate food. Maybe hate is a bit too strong but they are definitely extremely suspicious. It has taken all my resolve to accept this fact but it has been worth the struggle. Getting in the Greens Parental concern is quite something and I’m […]