Keep Momming

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   As an actress, a public health advocate and former journalist, Holly Robinson Peete has seen it all. And as a mother of four, she’s encountered just about every parenting […]

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Special Needs Parenting: Little Signs of Major Strides

Last week my husband and I had a special session with our family play therapist to review our daughter’s progress since she first came to live with us in January. Our therapist records each session, and last week she had some clips for us to see. First we watched a clip from February. Our daughter […]

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A Twist on “Time-Outs”

My pre-school aged daughter is an adorable, intelligent, and strong-willed child. She is also emotionally fragile, defiant, and has difficulty bonding as a result of two disruptions in her first three years—first from her biological mother and then from her foster family when we adopted her. At times her behavior can lead to a vicious […]

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Finding the Perfect Specialist for Your Special Needs Child

Finding the Right Fit for Your Special Needs Child is Important When you have a child with special needs, finding the right specialist is important and hard to do.  Children with disabilities sometimes need multiple specialists, for specific concerns like autism or ADHD, to more general concerns like developmental disabilities.  Whether you are looking for […]

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Sensory Play: Fun Kids’ Activities for your Special Needs Child

When it comes to summer-time fun kids’ activities for children with special needs, it’s sometime hard to find activities that will help your kid with their sensory issues. In our busy, busy worlds, we want to help our kids develop skills and challenge their sensory development. But how do we know what kinds of kids’ […]

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