Category: Special Needs

kali9/Getty When I was pregnant, I remember being appalled by the audacity of people who would freely comment on my growing belly. “You’re so big,” they’d coo. Or they’d...

Courtesy of Allyson Buck Everyone can tell wheelchairs users are different, special, and unique. What most people don’t realize is that wheelchair users have superpowers. The main one being...

Courtesy of Karen Johnson “As a mom I kept thinking ‘How will I know what he wants? He won’t be able to tell me when his throat hurts, or...

Scary Mommy and Daisy-Daisy/Getty I met my first friend diagnosed with autism in 2000. His name was Jacob. He was about 4 years old at the time. I’d never...

Courtesy of Stephanie Hanrahan So here’s the deal: I don’t always condone my children’s behavior. I know I birthed them, and my blood runs through their veins, but sometimes...

SDI Productions/Getty Recently I was waiting to pre-board a plane with my two young children when another passenger grabbed my shoulder. She told me I needed to wait for family...

Courtesy of Lacey Prokop Once you become a parent, everyone will tell you that you have to go on weekly “date nights” to keep your marriage alive. A night...

Carolyn Kovacs Anderson/Facebook A little girl who uses a wheelchair stopped and stared at an inclusive Ulta poster and the image went viral Moms are known to capture the...

Scary Mommy and Eddie Kopp/Unsplash School is starting. There are pictures all over my newsfeed of happy kids with their chalkboards and excited parents sending them off for their...

Joseph Gonzalez/Unsplash When Jennifer Lopez gets her well-known goosies during an episode of World of Dance, we do too. This is exactly what happened after she heard Naia, a...