The Dreidel Game + Hanukkah Activities Happy Hanukkah! It’s coming up soon. I like to teach my kids about all the major holidays and customs, even if we are not that ethnicity or religion. My sons both started playing the dreidel game in preschool and now one still asks for it. Personally, I think it’s […]
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Simple Valentine Crafts for Special Needs Finding Valentine’s Day crafts and activities for a young adult with disabilities can be tough. I’m not one of those Moms who does all kinds of crafts with her kids. But honestly, in the winter months it is nice to have a few ideas on hand. When we get […]
An Inclusive Valentine’s Day Soon, all across the country, children will exchange Valentines with their classmates. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here and I don’t see it disappearing anytime soon. Sure, it kind of is a holiday that was made more important by the marketing machine. But I see nothing wrong with […]
Valentine’s Day Books for Kids I don’t know about you, but having kids has totally changed the way I approach holidays. Especially having a child with disabilities, who needs more repetition, but also needs all-inclusive learning and more sensory experiences. Pre-kids, for Valentine’s Day, I would get hubby a card, maybe a special dessert. Now […]
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year! I just love this time of year, don’t year? And having kids has made it so much better. Being a disability parent certainly has its ups and downs. I try to maintain a positive outlook and “glass half full” mentality about the whole thing, and I think that […]
How to Control Holiday Spending Every year, the Christmas decorations come out in the stores earlier than the year before. TV advertisers tell us about the “great deals” as soon as Labor Day ends. Families are committed to so many family and school events that details can quickly slip past us. With all the noise […]