Parenting Behaviors that Cripple Kids

This is a great article.  Here is the link and article highlights http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/01/16/7-crippling-parenting-behaviors-that-keep-children-from-growing-into-leaders/ 1. We don’t let our children experience risk We live in a world that warns us of danger at every turn. The “safety first” preoccupation enforces our fear of losing our kids, so we do  everything we can to protect them. It’s

Unscheduled time has its benefits

In a world of medical appointments, therapy visits, home programs and educational tutoring, sometimes, special, needs parents need reminders to play. To get down on the floor and have fun for the sake of having fun. To drift off in that special world in which imagination takes over and family fun takes precedent over all

Toxic encounters, draining converstations and the HOLIDAYS

As parents of special needs kids, we have the opportunity to interact with many individuals. People, put in our path, because of the special needs of our child. Doctors, therapists, and of course the general population with all their stares, questions and random questions.  All these interactions can impact our emotional stability. How are we supposed to