Tag Archive: disabled child

When I Love You can’t be said…

 Your children will arise and call you blessed! Proverbs 31:28-29  Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:  “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.” My heart goes out to the mom’s today in a special situation. Your child might not be able to say I…

Awkward Conversations for Special Needs Moms

When you have BTDT (been there done that) and have the T-shirt how do you respond when a friend asks, “I think little Mary is not hitting her milestones on time. She doesn’t look anyone, even me, in the eye. What do you think?” Oh how easy that slips off the tongue but does that…

1 in 10 People have a Rare Disease

If you are dealing with a rare disease you are NOT ALONE! How many others have a rare disease? Cleveland Clinic says that 1 in 10 people have a rare disease. That means when you go to the store you are surrounded by people that either have a rare disease or know someone that does….

Momma Can’t Hold You Anymore

My dear littlest one how can I help you understand why mommy can’t pick you up anymore? How can I explain that I used to be able to drive the van like daddy, now I can’t? That like other mommy’s I could walk and eat food? I am so sorry my princess but I can’t…

The House is Broken

I refuse to admit that I am broke. It’s the stupid house. My latest bout of infection and weakness has left me living in my hospital bed, power wheelchair for short times, or my walker with assistance. At the worst of times laying on the floor being licked by my doggie waiting on my hubby to drag me…

Mito Families- 10 Reasons to Ditch Your Doctor

Here are 10 reasons to get a new dr from a battle hardened patient with a complicated disease. And a MOM of kids with the same nasty disease. From the ER to the pediatrician’s office you can have a great doctor or a stinker. Here are 10 ways to know that you have a dud…

Allergen Free Moon Sand!

  This was an adaptation from Pinterest and an old craft book I had on my shelf. This smash up recipe is brought to you FREE to use in your home. Learning letters to fine motor skill therapy work! 4 cups play sand (I used non-colored sand out of concern of possible dye issues) 2…

A Life in Balance {review}

  I have recently read the book, “A Life in Balance: Discovery of a Learning Breakthrough” by Eric Belgau. Telling the story of his father Frank Belgau, creator of the Learning Breakthrough Program.  A touching story of a young boy struggling with learning and reading. He has a never give up attitude and finds ways…

You are Special Dear Momma

If you are a long time reader then you know that last year was a nightmare. I was in and out of the hospital. Had several surgeries. Lots of appointments and infusions. It wasn’t just me though. My children also had a horrible year. Mito caused my teen daughter to have a stroke. 2013 was…

The Challenge: Day 7 Kids and Chores

Still working through Tricia Goyer’s book Balanced. Working on Day 7 of the challenge teamwork. Having the kids and hubby join in to help run the house. Teamwork (Chapter Seven) Many hands make light work—and moms, you shouldn’t feel the need to do everything yourself. Schedule a quick family meeting today to talk to your…