special needs

Questions

By |October 16th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

I am speaking to parents of special needs children/adults.

To the parents who are with their kids and pretty much your life revolves around their care.

To the parents who often wonder what will happen when the day comes and you pass on.

Since my momma’s passing, my bio father’s passing and well my brother too […]

Title? Think I forgot it too…

By |October 14th, 2019|Family|1 Comment

Through my years I have gone through things, done things, put myself in situations I shouldn’t have, gone places I shouldn’t have, yet some things I wish I could speak on. There are some things I honestly want to talk about but I can’t. I am pretty sure there are some of you reading […]

Originally posted 2016-08-03 20:48:44.

The fine line between autism and honesty

By |October 7th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Autism…

A huge broad term with a lot of variations.

I have always wondered if it was just Dusty or do others have the same issues with their autistic child?

Dusty has gotten to the point where he will lie about the simplest of things.  It is odd when you have someone who has the cognitive and […]

Originally posted 2016-05-30 19:18:54.

Trick or Treat

By |October 7th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Trick or treating with children can be tricky at times even when they don’t have any special needs. Doing it in this day and age carries more weight than when we (myself) were growing up.

I saw this on Instagram this morning and thought I would share. So if you know anyone that could […]

Flashback Friday 

By |September 17th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

This was in August of 2013 after my son had surgery on his face,jaw,etc…
This was my mom and my stepfather walking with him down the hallway at UNC hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
My momma was always, and I stress always lol spoiling him. But I guess that’s what grandmother’s do.
I remember my grandmother, […]

Originally posted 2018-03-10 12:22:52.

Microcephaly, is it what you don’t know what you fear the most?

By |September 15th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

As most may know this has been in the news a lot lately. What some of you may not know is that my son was also born with microcephaly. Yes, I admit when I was young I didn’t know what to expect with my child having this. I opted to give him up for […]

Originally posted 2016-02-01 13:43:35.

Is this how my day will go?

By |September 15th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Hope this is not an early indicator of how my day will go but you see his medicine, his cup of water, a powerade, and the magnet for his VNS stimulator inside his chest.

Originally posted 2018-10-30 09:05:47.

Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

By |September 15th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

You’ve probably heard the term “weighted blanket” many times and might have thought, “it’s just a heavy blanket, right?”. Though you wouldn’t be wrong, as weighted blankets do indeed have a weight to them,  they are far more than simply a heavier option to cover up with. Studies show that weighted blankets can be beneficial for […]

The Dual Caregiver

By |September 15th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

I can definitely relate to her life… well minus the extra kids.

The Dual Caregiver: Juggling Caring for Wounded Warrior & Child with Special Needs

Originally posted 2018-10-29 10:00:02.

The Power Of A Mother’s Love For Her Disabled Child

By |September 9th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

The Power Of A Mother’s Love For Her Disabled Child: Animated Short “Ian” Is Changing Perceptions About Disabilities

When Sheila Graschinsky saw how children treated her disabled son she became inspired to change perceptions about those with disabilities. Her son, Ian, can only talk with the help of a machine and was teased […]

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