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Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Giving Back this Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is back again. Presents, parties, food and more!  But wait, what about charity, good will towards others and giving back?  Sometimes we get so busy that our … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Awakening

In 1990, when the Robin Williams/Robert DeNiro movie Awakenings came out, I had an epiphany: I wanted to help people; I wanted to become a doctor. Fast forward a few years to a … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 14 Comments

30 Days of Giving: Special Gifts for Special Kids

As we enter into the Gift Giving Season, generous friends and family members often ask for gift ideas for our special needs kiddos. While our kiddos are a specific chronological … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Epilepsy Awareness

This month’s Diagnosis Spotlight is written by Kim Robinson. Kim is an amazing woman. Not only is she an Army wife and special needs mom, she has become licensed as … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Special Needs Parenting – I Quit! (…Can I do that?)

When I picked Ted up from school today, his teacher came out to talk to me. That doesn’t immediately mean trouble, but more often than not, it does. Especially as … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 17 Comments

Tom the Sensory Seeking Turkey Craft

I am always looking for new ways to get the kids to use their fingers and their brains together. My older girls got a kick out of feeling the different … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Strategies for a Special Needs Family Vacation

Whether you are going over the river and through the woods, or flipping family the fat finger and taking a Disney cruise this holiday season, chances are you are planning … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment