5 tablets for $99 or less for learning or assistive technology

If you are looking for a tablet for your family or child with special needs, there are a LOT of great options out there for $99 or less. No need to fight crowds or get up early, most of these are everyday prices, though they are selling quickly.

When tablets first came out, they were expensive. Still are, really. But comparatively, the prices are better now due to technology getting better, cheaper and there is more competition out there. With the holidays coming up, maybe you’ve been considering what is the best tablet to get for your child with special needs. I don’t […]

Hasbro toys now more accessible for kids with autism and developmental disabilities

The Autism Project and Hasbro have teamed up to make toys and play more accessible for kids with autism and other disabilities. Great project and just in time for the holidays!

I was at a blogger event earlier in the month and some of the PR folks from Hasbro said that they would have some exciting information for me later in the month. It is exciting news! Doctors, educators and child developmental specialists have long known about the educational value of play. Play is not just […]

10 DIY Christmas ornaments for sensory, light play, fine motor and more

Here are 10 DIY ornaments for kids to work on sensory, light play, fine motor, literacy, sight words and so much more. Grab the glue and the glitter and let's get started!

It’s the most wonderful time…of the year. I am sooo not crafty, but I found some very fun things to do with our kids this holiday season. I am trying to make many of our activities multi-sensory. Here is a list of 10 really cute ornaments that we can make with our kids and they […]

ABC Family~25 Days of Christmas Countdown~printable schedule

ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas is a tradition in our house. Here is the schedule so that you can watch some great holiday movies together or maybe purchase them to watch when you want.

Have you been checking out the ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas schedule? I have! I look forward to this every year. Yes, I know that things like DVDs and Netflix and instant streaming exist…there is still something to be said to be watching a beloved family special on TV at a scheduled time. I […]

hitting rock bottom with blogging frustrations~finally making money with my blog

Do you feel like you're just spinning your wheels on your blog? You're working harder, but not seeing results? Me too! I felt I had hit rock bottom after 6 years and was ready to walk away. Here's what changed.

I started a deal/coupon blog in 2008 with a blogspot address. I started it there because it was free, and friends and family were always saying “show me how to do that!” in regards to all my couponing activities. Thus a deal blog was born and I put a little page up on Facebook. I […]