The Barriers That Keep Children From Receiving Special Education

The Barriers That Keep Children From Receiving Special Education

If you are reading this, you are likely a parent to a child with special needs. You are also very...

Finding the Right Therapist for You

Finding the Right Therapist for You

How do you find the right therapist for you when you're constantly caring for others?  I have seen my share...

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Service dogs are a great benefit to many different people. They can aid people with balance issues, seizures, or even...

Canadian Family Adjusts From NICU to Life at Home

Canadian Family Adjusts From NICU to Life at Home

What's your story? We are a young family from a city just outside of Vancouver, Canada. My husband, James, and...

IEPs for Beginners

IEPs for Beginners

Individualized Educational Programs, or "IEPs", are an essential—but bewildering—piece of the education puzzle for parents of children with special needs in...

Homework for Parents to Ease the Transition Back to School

Homework for Parents to Ease the Transition Back to School

School is officially here. The school supplies aisles look like the canned food section before an apocalyptic blizzard. The whispers...

Tips for Avoiding a Meltdown

Tips for Avoiding a Meltdown

When my son, James, has a meltdown, there can be a wide range of things that trigger it. James has...

Choosing to ‘Claim the Diagnosis’

Choosing to ‘Claim the Diagnosis’

As a parent, the road to acceptance can be long and windy when you have a child with additional needs...

Changing the Retail World, One Cart at a Time

Changing the Retail World, One Cart at a Time

What's your story? I have a business degree from LSU, am married, and have three children. My oldest, Mary Grace,...

A Mom’s Journey of Using Grief to Move Forward

A Mom’s Journey of Using Grief to Move Forward

Three years ago, I was a stay-at-home mom, expecting my third baby and supporting my military man from the home...

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