Tag: special needs

Hard Kids Have Good Moms Too

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I was walking through Kroger around Mother’s Day when I saw it:  a mug on display featuring the hand illustrated note “Good Kids have...

Curious Kid? Cultivate Kindness!

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"Mama, is this one still beautiful?"  My son held up a brown Magnolia leaf. Peppered with yellow and red, the leaf was marred with...

Private School Options for Children with ASD

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My husband and I knew even before we had kids we wanted them to receive a Catholic school education. With an autism diagnosis came...

Halloween and Autism — What To Do When Costumes Aren’t An...

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Fall is my favorite season and dressing up for Halloween has always been something I enjoyed, even as an adult. I shamelessly admit that...

The Gift of Special Needs

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The first few years of parenthood felt like an emotional roller coaster. Everything about being a new mom was both thrilling and terrifying at once. My...

Speech Therapy Moms: Somewhere in the Middle

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“Monday and Wednesday mornings are out for us,” I tell my friends as we stare at our calendars, hoping to find a little time...

Our Journey Navigating Autism in Nashville

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Our son is three, and we have no idea what is “wrong with him.” We have been excused from school and occupational therapy this...

What I Wish I Could Tell You :: When You Suspect...

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Being the parent of a special needs child truly give you a unique perspective on a multitude of things. Before I had my daughter, doctors were god-like....

Fun For All! Nashville Attractions with Special Accessibility

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When you have a child with a disability, there's quite a bit of extra planning involved when seeking out kid-friendly excursions. With that in mind,...

Ways to Reach Out To—and Support—a Special Needs Family

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"Well, what CAN we say then?" In response to a post I wrote a couple of months back (if you missed it, you can find...