8 Tips For Preparing For Your Child’s IEP Meeting

If you don't have a special needs child, you are probably wondering what an IEP is. Simply put, an IEP is an Individual Education Plan. Think of it as a special report card for the kids that don't fit into the categories that are on a typical report card. I hate using terms like typical, but it … [Read more...]

You may have noticed…..

So, things have been quiet on the blog front for a bit. Life has been very stressful. In the past year, my family left a very toxic influence that had been affecting us for over a decade. This has been a time of hurt, and now finally, a time of healing. This influence was manipulating my families … [Read more...]

I Find My Self a Helicopter Mom

I Am A New Kind Of Mom Rant It's been quiet here for a bit and I would like to give you an update, as well as rant and vent a bit. While Little C has made some huge leaps in her development, we also have had a major setback.  She has had a seizure. A full out, grand mal, blue lips, shaking body … [Read more...]

It’s lonely As A Special Needs Mom

The life of a special needs mom is a lonely one While my peers can go out to a play place with their littles and relax, I stay on edge. While most moms are scheduling playdates, I am fighting back tears. You see, my daughter isn't a typical 5-year-old. Special needs children don't get the same … [Read more...]

The Word Retarded Is Not OK as a Joke

I need to vent for a moment. This is a post I want to draw attention to something. I am not one to point fingers typically. Society is becoming very fragile is so many ways, and a tough skin is important. For the most part, I try to let things just roll off my back, this, however, is a subject that … [Read more...]