ARFID | A Family Guide to Overcoming ARFID

ARFID | A Family Guide to Overcoming ARFID

ARFID “Mom, I don’t want another ham and cheese sandwich for lunch.” “Well, you don’t eat anything else for lunch. Give me something else to put in your lunchbox, and I’ll do it.” And so began our journey with ARFID. A few quick facts about ARFID. Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder Was renamed in DSM…

5 Free Google Organization Apps that help Manage the Disability Household

5 Free Google Organization Apps that help Manage the Disability Household

Google Organization Apps Let’s face it, when you have a disabled child, Moms and Dads become caseworkers. I’ve never seen one person, let alone a child, generate so much paperwork. Then you add in annual IEP dates, annual and biennial medical appointments, biannual evaluation dates, MA renewal, Rx renewals….it’s exhausting and overwhelming at times. But,…

Fairmount Water Works | 5 Reasons You Need to Visit this Amazing Little Gem in Philadelphia

Fairmount Water Works | 5 Reasons You Need to Visit this Amazing Little Gem in Philadelphia

Fairmount Water Works I recently had the opportunity to visit the Fairmount Water Works. And I can’t believe I’ve never gone before! It has so many amazing things to offer. We put it on our list of things to do every summer. It’s a great day trip if you want to visit the Philadelphia art…

Seizure Disorder | 6 Things I Wish I had been told about my Son’s Seizure Disorder

Seizure Disorder | 6 Things I Wish I had been told about my Son’s Seizure Disorder

Seizure Disorder I’ve been having some real “beat myself up” moments about Kevin and his risk for seizures. Things I should have known. Or could have known. Or wish I had known about seizures and seizure risk. Do you use the Timehop app? I do and I love it. If you are not familiar, what…

Cellulitis from a Bug Bite? Yes! Here’s What to Look For.

Cellulitis from a Bug Bite? Yes! Here’s What to Look For.

Cellulitis from a Bug Bite Can you get cellulitis from a mosquito bite? Cellulitis from an insect bite? In a word, yes! It’s happened to us. Twice! Despite our snow squalls here in PA yesterday, I have seen mosquitoes already this year. My son has always had the worst time with bug bites, fly bites,…

Tuckerton Seaport Museum | 5 Reasons You Should Go!

Tuckerton Seaport Museum | 5 Reasons You Should Go!

Tuckerton Seaport Museum This past Saturday, we were invited to a blogger event at the Tuckerton Seaport Museum. I knew my 4-year-old would love the Pirate Festival, and he did. I didn’t tell him we were going until about 48 hours beforehand and it was all he talked about. He talked about finding treasure and…

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort | Highland, NY | Is it worth the money?

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort | Highland, NY | Is it worth the money?

Rocking Horse Ranch Over Labor Day weekend, my parents invited us to join them at the Rocking Horse Ranch in Highland, NY. Rocking Horse Ranch Resort is an all-inclusive resort. You pay one rate for all the food, lodging and activities. I love having the opportunity to try new places and review them from our…

Hopewell Furnace | 7 Essential Tips to know before you go with kids

Hopewell Furnace | 7 Essential Tips to know before you go with kids

Hopewell Furnace Recently I took both of my boys up to Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. It is located in Berks County, in Elverson. It was a cool and cloudy afternoon for July so it was not a pool day. Since we were fresh off the heels of our trip out west to some National…