Category: Special Needs

Scary Mommy and Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty “Wow,” yet another elderly woman would say to me while I was shopping with my three kids, ages four and under. “You...

During this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are not only spending more time than ever with their children, they are also being tasked with directing at-home learning. Some of...

Courtesy of Erika Reyes Even just ten years ago, it would have been considered somewhat of a medical anomaly for a baby with a severe case of spina bifida...

Scary Mommy and Colorblind Images LLC/Getty Full-time job with a high level of responsibility? Check. Single parent of two? Check. Child on the spectrum? Check. Cute, but very angst-ridden...

Courtesy of Crissy Schiro You become a parent, and you have ideas and expectations of how life will be. When Luca was born, I imagined all the firsts we...

Rachel Garlinghouse/Instagram Quarantine is no walk in the park for any child and parent. However, when a kiddo has special needs, such as ADHD, quarantine can be particularly challenging....

Image via mrs / Getty The one thing we all know for sure about parenting is that we really don’t know anything. Sure, there are books with all sorts...

Courtesy of Rachel Garlinghouse I would love to let my four kids have a free-for-all during social isolation, mostly so I could get some much-needed me time. In a...

“Time to head to the bus. Get your shoes on, please,” I chirp in a sing-song voice to my six-year-old. She’s busy building and wrecking a block tower. She...

Rachel Garlinghouse/Instagram When I learned that my kids would no longer be attending school and instead would be learning at home due to the COVID19 pandemic, I was initially...