November 1, 2014

Do You Label Your Kids?

labeling kids

Attaching labels to kids is a less than stellar idea, right? We all know that, but how many times have you caught yourself telling people that your kid is hyper, doesn’t pay attention, or even that he doesn’t like vegetables? Labels come in all shapes and sizes and they are nearly impossible to … [Read more...]

Christmas Commercial Features ASL

As the mom of a special needs child, I’m always on the lookout for disabled people and their disabilities to be highlighted in positive ways. I love for the general public to be able to see the disabled in a positive light. There is one new holiday commercial that I am just in love with as it … [Read more...]

The Holidays and Special Needs Children

The holidays are amongst us and while it is a festive time of year for so many people, it can be tough for special needs children. All the parties, people, and food can be overwhelming to many children with special needs but I have a few suggestions to help you while attending the many holiday … [Read more...]

A Very Special Homecoming Queen

As the mother of a child with special needs, I do sometimes worry about my son being made fun of. I’ve witnessed the snickers, obnoxious comments, and stares from others. But the students at Aledo High School in Aledo, Texas give me hope. Recently those students voted for their homecoming queen. … [Read more...]

Jenny McCarthy’s Book on Autism

When you think of celebrity Jenny McCarthy you may remember her from her MTV days of years ago, but she’s grown up now and has become a parent. Jenny is now a fierce Momma Bear and she’s bringing attention to a much needed cause: autism. As the mother of a child with special needs and autistic … [Read more...]