Disability Advocacy, Educational Info, g-tube

24 Stores that Sell Children’s Adaptive Clothing

Finding Clothing for Children & Teens with special needs can be challenging. Here is a comprehensive list of online clothing retailers with Adapted Clothing. Abilitee Adaptive Wear –  clothing with g-tube access newborn – 14 Able Apparel – Adaptive Clothing Able to Wear – Adaptive Clothing and wheelchair adaptive clothing Adaptations by Adrian – Adaptive Clothing for all ages… Read More 24 Stores that Sell Children’s Adaptive Clothing

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ADHD, Autism, Educational Info, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting, Speech Therapy

3 Ways You Know it’s Time for Your Child to Leave Therapy

Do you ever feel like your entire life is spent in the car driving to an appointment? Then the next half of your day is spent in a waiting room while a litany of therapists sees your child? I will enthusiastically raise my hand high! Since my son has been two years old, we have… Read More 3 Ways You Know it’s Time for Your Child to Leave Therapy

Adrenal Insufficiency, Chronic Illness, Educational Info, Faith, Heart Disease, Medically Fragile, Parenting, Raising my Chronically Ill Son, Rare Disease, Special needs parenting

For Many Children Birthdays are Another Year of Beating Death

Most parents get excited for their child to celebrate another year, a day of their birth, and a successful completion of another trip around the sun. Parties are planned, invitations designed, decorations picked out to match a theme, cakes ordered or baked, and food prepared to celebrate the special day. Images of the day will… Read More For Many Children Birthdays are Another Year of Beating Death

Blenderized Diet, Diet, g-tube, Product Review, Real Food Blends, Tube Fed

Our Review of Real Food Blends New Breakfast Blend

Breakfast has arrived from Real Food Blends! I got the unique opportunity to have my hands on the blend before most of the general public. As a blogger, I have had the fantastic opportunity to work with Real Food Blends in the past, and have established excellent relationships with the company. I got a chance… Read More Our Review of Real Food Blends New Breakfast Blend

Educational Info, Mom, Mom life, Parenting, Parenting Advice, The Working Mom

5 Tips For Returning to Work After Having a Baby

By: Emma Anderson Returning to work after having a baby, can leave you with mixed emotions. It can be worse for you as a mother, as you fully understand what the feelings mean, and how they relate to your current situation. It is a fact, although you will be upset leaving your baby behind, you… Read More 5 Tips For Returning to Work After Having a Baby

Disability Advocacy, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting

Why Special Needs Moms Have the Best Intuition

Guest Blogger Molly Wiechmann stops by to share her recent experience at a local hospital with her daughter. Molly can be found at the blog Eat Drink & DIY. My daughter has a genetic form of epilepsy. PCDH-19 to be exact. She had her first seizure four days after she turned 2. For all the craziness… Read More Why Special Needs Moms Have the Best Intuition

Disability Advocacy, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting

Children with Special Needs Don’t Need Pity

I want to get something off my chest, and it’s been eating away at my heart for the past five years. As a parent of a child with multiple disabilities and medical issues, I have heard a lot of comments made to me that are from well-intentioned friends, family, and strangers. For the most part,… Read More Children with Special Needs Don’t Need Pity

Apraxia, Autism, Autism Awareness, How to Get a Free iPad, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting

How to Get a Free iPad for Your Child with Autism

Communication is an aspect of raising a child with autism that can be problematic. Some of our kids are verbal, but they have trouble expressing their needs and wants. Other kids only speak in scripting or echolalia. Another group of children with autism doesn’t talk by mouth at all. Most parents want to be able… Read More How to Get a Free iPad for Your Child with Autism

Educational Info, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting

5 Legal Matters to Consider for Your Child with Special Needs

By: Michael Monheit, Esq According to the National Organization on Disability, 57 million Americans live with some type of disability. Parents who are raising a special needs child find the experience rewarding and challenging at the same time. There are good days and there are bad days. Parents of such children also need to think about… Read More 5 Legal Matters to Consider for Your Child with Special Needs

Apraxia, Blogging, Chronic Illness, Faith, Grief, Mom life, Parenting, Parenting Advice, Speech Therapy

Guest Blog: Denying Myself, Serving My Daughter

One of my favorite things to do is to read other blogs by mothers in the Special Needs Community. I connected with this mother while we were both contributing at the Mighty. She is a mother to Jaycee, a sweet young girl with Down Syndrome. Her blog covers speech therapy tips, Down Syndrome, Parenting, and… Read More Guest Blog: Denying Myself, Serving My Daughter