Dec 13, 2012
Adoption can be the means God uses to bless families with children. Yesterday, guest blogger Amy Stout shared her family’s adoption story, which was not an initially happy experience. Today, she’s back to explain how she and her husband identified with Joseph and Mary, who found no room at the inn.
An Adoption Story: No Room at the Inn,...
Dec 12, 2012
Adoption was the means God used to grace guest blogger Amy Stout and her husband with a baby. Today, Amy shares their family’s adoption story, warts and all. Tomorrow, she’ll be back to explain how the experience gave them a deeper understanding and greater appreciation for Joseph and Mary’s stay in the manger where Jesus was...
Apr 25, 2012
Does this picture of guest blogger Amy Stout‘s daughter Kylie kissing her Prince Charming (aka Daddy) make you smile? Then be prepared to keep smiling for the duration of the second post in her series about preparing kids with special needs for out-of-the-ordinary circumstances. (Click here to read Part 1.) Today, Amy talks about the benefits...
Apr 24, 2012
What a delight to introduce another series from guest blogger Amy Stout. This one explains how she and her husband prepare their six-year-old daughter for out-of-the-ordinary experiences. In Part 1 she describes how they prepared her for an x-ray of her abdomen.
The Special Needs Connection Between Scheduling and Cooperation, Part 1
A schedule defends...
Oct 6, 2011
Nancy Flanders is back after a short stint away from DifferentDream.com. (She was busy conducting a successful cystic fibrosis fundraiser, BTW.) As always, her post is full of practical tips for you. In it, she deals with the sticky topic of preparing a young child for a blood draw.
Getting Through The Blood Draw
There’s nothing I dread more...