Different not less

I took this photo of Conor a few years ago. We were at the beach in Westport, surrounding by families with children “almost” just like mine. The other children were… View Post

Autism and Christmas

“Christmas” in every house is different. Whether you have a child(ren) with Special Needs or not, the expectation to create a “perfect”Christmas for your family weighs heavy on us all… View Post

Conor Finds His Voice

This boy I am sitting with in this photo is the only reason I am still here ❤️ We have been through so much together from the very start, the night he… View Post

Ten Things About Me

If you are on Instagram come over to follow me there. I was recently tagged in a Ten Things post. So here are ten things about me:  1. My name… View Post

Pregnancy Social Story

A new baby brings change and upheaval into your home. If you have children with Special Needs this upheaval and change can be felt more acutely! As a Mom of… View Post

Gifts for Children with Disabilities

  Every year parents just like me struggle to find Christmas Gifts for their children with Special Needs. Parents contacted me recently over on my Facebook page asking if I… View Post

Recommended Special Needs Online Stores

SPECIAL NEEDS TOYS/GIFTS/PRODUCTS WEBSITES  Recently, I asked parents on my Facebook page and in a Special Needs forum, to recommend tried and trusted websites where they purchase gifts/toys and special… View Post

Childhood Christmas Anxiety

   Childhood Anxiety at Christmas “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”, well that is according to a very well-known Christmas song by Andy Williams. In our house and… View Post

First Time Pregnancy: My Reality

  I love my son Tommy, don’t get me wrong. I love that pregnancy gave me this beautiful little boy. He is my heartbeat, but pregnancy? It was hard, possibly… View Post