May 24, 2013
Children’s museums can be a fun summertime excursion for families. Since summer will be here before we know it, now’s the time to plan for a successful trip to the children’s museum near where you live.
Thank You Ellen Seidman and Nora Moynihan
Not too long ago, Ellen Seidman of Love That Max asked Nora Moynihan, children’s...
May 23, 2013
Thirty-one years ago today, our first child was born at 12:35 AM on a Sunday morning. Like all mothers, I remember the details of that day at Lookout Memorial Hospital in Spearfish, South Dakota with perfect clarity. But my memories are different than those of many other new parents. The joy of the memory of our son’s arrival is tinged with...
May 22, 2013
A letter of intent is a document parents need consider while creating a special needs trust for their children. One chapter of Different Dream Parenting: A Practical Guide to Raising a Child with Special Needs deals exclusively with special needs trusts and briefly mentions letters of intent. But a post at Friendship Circle of Michigan discusses...
May 21, 2013
Rejoicing in our kids with special needs is often mingled with grief when the milestones they meet are quite different from their peers. My friend, Karen Jackson, is here to describe how she responded in one such occasion. Karen is the Director of Faith Inclusion Network (FIN) of Hampton Roads, a non-profit organization devoted to the better...
May 20, 2013
Support for parents of kids with special needs should be ’round the clock, but most special needs support businesses and organizations aren’t open 24/7. That’s a bummer for parents raising kids with special needs because we all know the majority of parental meltdowns occur in the middle of the night or the wee hours of the...