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 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...
Apr 30, 2013
IEP annual review season has arrived, the time of year when parents and educators meet to review the individualized education plans for students with special educational needs. The meetings require a great deal of energy from everyone involved: educators explaining the progress of their students, parents hearing about what their children have and...
Jul 27, 2012
Today is my birthday, and I’m celebrating by sharing one of my favorite early birthday presents of all with you. My very favorite early present was the the birth of my daughter who entered the world on July 21, 1988. But last month, on June 24, DifferentDream.com was included on a list of the top 40 websites for special needs parents compiled...
May 21, 2012
Writing and speaking about special needs parenting is one of the best jobs on earth for many, many reasons. Getting to know parents of kids with special needs and hearing their stories tops the list. But other perks include connecting parents to professionals and resources, working from home, being my own boss, and surfing the web for the latest and...