May 17, 2013
Special needs parenting has much in common with parenting typical kids, but it has many differences, too. In a Parents.com post, Ellen Seidman (who also blogs at one of my personal faves, Love That Max), uses a Pew Research Center major poll, Modern Parenthood: Roles of Moms and Dads Converge as They Balance Work and Family, to aid her...
May 16, 2013
Inconvenience or an invitation from God? Which word describes your view of parenting kids with special needs? That’s a question guest blogger Michelle Selent has been praying about lately. Today, she’s here to explain how her prayer was answered.
Inconvenience or Calling?
I have something on my on my heart tonight. Some areas of my life,...
May 15, 2013
Special needs parenting blogs are all over the web these days. Back in the olden days, parents had a hard time finding blogs that spoke to their circumstances. Now the challenge is to wade through the flood of choices to find the really, really good ones.
5 Special Needs Blog Recs from Not-Alone.org
Thankfully Mike Woods is all over the situation....
May 14, 2013
Sensory sensitivity is a part of the lives of many kids with special needs. That means sensory sensitivity exposure is part of the lives of their parents. Parents like guest blogger Rebekkah Benimoff and her sister-in-law, Stephanie, who have learned to manage sock strings and sensory sensitivity with grace.
Managing Sensory Exposure...
May 13, 2013
Language–the words we choose to use when working with people who have special needs–is a powerful tool. Thoughtful language can redeem circumstances and heal hurting hearts. Thoughtless language, even without the intent to harm others, can damage situations and wound tender souls.
Meet Adrienne Smith
The importance of loving people with special...