Category: Special Needs

One of the funny things about life is just as you think you have it all figured out, the universe reminds you of how little you control. I was...

12 years ago, 7 pounds of perfection was placed in my shaky hands. I didn’t know what I was doing but looking into that baby’s eyes I knew I’d...

Have you ever heard of Oppositional Defiant Disorder? Yeah, neither had I until I was slapped in the face by it. Okay, not literally slapped, but its effects make...

I just want to preface this with that I have been in my fair share of mommy groups, and I know that not everyone gets support from family and...

Confession: I love social media groups. They be incredibly helpful when I need immediate advice from other parents who are in similar situations. Whether it’s a question about a...

From the kitchen entrance, I look through my laundry room to the rising sun. I see our neighbor’s kitchen window. Their kitchen light is on. I see a faint...

Courtesy of Susannah O’Brien In 2013, our pediatrician told us our son might be on the autism spectrum. At 14 months old, he had yet to speak his first...

It happens so many times. We’re at the store and I tell her to run to the end of the aisle and look for something that doesn’t exist, like...

My three-year-old looked across the dinner table at me with a twinkle in his eye. In the middle of my sentence, he said, “Mommy, shhh.” We all stopped talking...

Florida is one of the best places to visit if your family is looking for a little sunshine and a lot of fun. As parents, we want our vacation...