Disability Moms | 9 Habits of Happy, Strong, and Successful Disability Moms

Disability Moms | 9 Habits of Happy, Strong, and Successful Disability Moms

Disability Moms Yesterday I had a lovely phone conversation with someone whose child was recently diagnosed with a disability. We have mutual friends who referred her to me. She’s been having a bit of a struggle just finding a group that she feels comfortable with as far as our different parenting. I think we all…

Liar

Liar

When your Child Lies As I often begin many articles, I state “this has been coming up in the Facebook group a lot lately.” And, it has. I’m going to try to present this issue (lying and ADHD or other disabilities) as succinctly and unbiased as possible. But, to me honest, it’s very triggering for…

5 Best Things to do in Orlando with Kids, that are not Disney!

5 Best Things to do in Orlando with Kids, that are not Disney!

Things to do with Kids in Orlando Right around Easter, my husband found out that his company was going to send him to Orlando for a week. Taking the kids to Orlando has always been on our to-do list, but not a super high priority. We were able to put together a nice trip in…

Easy Fundraisers for Schools | 8 Non-Cash Ways to Donate to Schools

Easy Fundraisers for Schools | 8 Non-Cash Ways to Donate to Schools

Easy Fundraisers for Schools It’s back to school time, and I swear, every time I turn around, I’m writing another check for this or that. I only have 2 kids, I don’t know how larger families do it, or those with less income. You want to help, right? But we cannot support every fundraiser that…

Disabled Child Grandparenting | Including Extended Family in your Disability Household

Disabled Child Grandparenting | Including Extended Family in your Disability Household

Disabled Child Grandparenting Disabled Child Grandparenting? That’s a phrase you never heard even 20 years ago. Now, grandparents want to know. It’s their nature to want to help. So how do you involve your extended family in disability parenting? Paying attention to grandparents and other extended family members, as it pertains to having a disabled…

Buying a Home While Disabled | 11 programs that help People with Disabilities buy Homes.

Buying a Home While Disabled | 11 programs that help People with Disabilities buy Homes.

Buying a Home While Disabled Buying a home while disabled may feel impossible but here are 11 programs available to help you. I’ve compiled a list of various state and federal resources that may help you buy a home if you are disabled. I was recently asked this question. “Are there any programs that can…

Chester County Special Education | Best School Districts

Chester County Special Education | Best School Districts

Chester County Special Education Omigosh, if I had a nickel for every time I was asked this! Ok, this is not the answer you want to hear. But I cannot in good conscience make a recommendation for you. I’m sorry. I’ve thought this over for a few days and even consulted with some good friends….

Wraparound Services | What are they? | How do I apply?

Wraparound Services | What are they? | How do I apply?

Wraparound Services As I’ve navigated my way through the disability community over the past fifteen years, I’ve noticed a trend. That is, NO ONE TELLS YOU ANYTHING! Don’t get me wrong, if you ask, you usually are helped. At least that has been my experience. But how do you even know what to ask for?…

Ridin Hy Ranch | 5 Things to Know Before you Go!

Ridin Hy Ranch | 5 Things to Know Before you Go!

Ridin’ Hy Ranch Is Ridin’ Hy Ranch disability-friendly? Ridin’ Hy Ranch is an all-inclusive resort nestled in the mountainside of Adirondack State Park, in New York. I’ll share my review and what it is like to stay at this resort with a child with disabilities. I thought I’d share a few things I learned while…