Special Needs

Raising kids with special needs is hard than I ever imagined it would be. In 2002 and 2015 Chuck and I adopted babies with special needs. Both were drug and alcohol exposed. One would later be diagnosed with autism. In 2010 I gave birth to our youngest child, Apollo, who was born with a double aortic arch, a rare congenital heart defect. Come read my stories and share in our heartbreak and triumph as we raise children with special needs.

Bedtime Routine for Children with Anxiety

Bedtime Routine for Children with Anxiety This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Post contains affiliate links. Why A Bedtime Routine is Important for All Children We all know bedtime routines are important for children. The science clearly points to early bedtime as the best …

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Tips for packing a sensory friendly travel bag.

How to Pack a Sensory-Friendly Travel Bag

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Post contains affiliate links. Sensory-seeking kids can be a challenge. In our 20 years of parenting, we’ve had more than a few wiggly-squiggly and (dare I say?) hyperactive kids. When Adalia was a sensory-seeking toddler, we had no …

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