Jan 10, 2013
The envelope? Huh? What envelope?
The envelope guest blogger Scott Newport talked about way back in August in his post Redwood Love Notes at Summer Camp.
Now do you remember? I’m talking about the envelope that held the love note Scott tucked in the suitcase his son Noah took to summer camp. The envelope that helped Scott and his son Noah deal...
Aug 5, 2012
Grief and loss are emotions experienced daily by parents of kids with special needs. Those emotions can be difficult to share with parents whose kids are healthy and typical. Maybe that’s why parents like us bond deeply and find hope in our relationships with other families in the special needs community. Today, guest blogger Scott Newport...
May 23, 2012
Many parents of kids with special needs don’t like to discuss milestones, because their children’s progress is slow and small. So they celebrate inchstones instead. Sometimes, when their kids do achieve a milestone, the parents aren’t quite sure how to react. That’s how guest blogger April Brownlee felt when her...
Dec 13, 2011
Guest blogger April Brownlee is back with another serious-but-funny look at life as the parent of a child with special needs. Today, she’s obsessed by the questions that constantly run through her head. See if what she has sounds familiar.
Confessions of an Obsessed Parent
I think a lot about how rationally I do or don’t handle my...
Dec 6, 2011
Last month, guest blogger had readers laughing themselves silly with her first post, Random Acts of Vomit. This month, she’s back with a more serious post, one in which she shares a lesson she wishes someone had taught her when their daughter was first diagnosed with Noonan Syndrome.
It’s Okay to Grieve
I wish I had known it was okay to...