Keep Your Child’s Reading Fresh over the summer

If you’re like me you are always looking for ways to keep your children engaged in reading over the summer months. More importantly, you don’t want them to lose too much ground while they are away from school. Catherine’s reading teacher, Kelly Kile at Notre Dame School of Dallas, sent a list of thirteen suggested […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Studio Movie Grill Makes The World A Better Place

Catherine loves going to the movies and we love watching them together as a family. Years ago, we discovered that Studio Movie Grill (“SMG”) offers Special Needs Screenings and we were ecstatic. Not only do they have these sensory-friendly screenings, they have so many other amazing outreach programs that they had to be a Profiles […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide Moms are simply the best ever and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you are looking for that special gift for that caregiver who gives her best to you or your loved one, take a look at our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. There are treats for the soul, […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

It’s Spring – Time to Clear Out Unused Medication!

Springtime not only signifies a change in weather. But, it’s also a time of year synonymous with deep cleaning of our homes. Many of us look upon it as a rite of passage to the next season or a chance to get organized. If you’re like me, you’ve had a mental checklist since Christmas of […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

How to Choose Summer Camps for Special Needs Children

Summer is just around the corner and it is time to start thinking about activities for your kiddos. Camp is always a fun option. Children can explore different interests, hone a specific skill or just simply have some good, old-fashioned fun. When we have little ones with special needs, we are often a little hesitant […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Notre Dame School Open House

Education for children with special needs can feel like a maze for parents. We often find ourselves looking for a solution to suit a number of challenges and sometimes cannot find it all in one place. Our children can face learning difficulties, developmental delay, social challenges or physical limitations. The right school is consequential in […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Caregivers

2019 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide If you’re looking for that distinct gift to make your caregiver feel special on Valentine’s Day, we’ve assembled a few favorites that are sure not to disappoint. Caregivers give their best selves to your loved ones and tend to put their own needs last. Their dedication is very much appreciated. […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Insurance Coverage and the Lessons We’ve Learned

What do you mean it’s Not Covered?  As we prepared for Catherine’s first surgery, we were diligent with our insurance coverage and contacted our health plan to ensure the hospital, heart surgeon, cardiologist and medications were all covered. Imagine our surprise when we found out that the pediatric intensive care unit for the very hospital […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

How to Connect, Push and Relax in the New Year

Each year the average person makes at least one New Year’s resolution. The challenge comes with maintaining the resolution throughout the year. The holidays are coming to a close and you may have had a short reprieve with family and friends nearby. As the primary caregiver, it’s now time to pick up the mantle once […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »

Best Stocking Stuffers on a Budget

Hanging stockings is something we enjoy every year for the holiday season. On Catherine’s second Christmas, I pulled out stockings I purchased long before Merle and I had children and monogrammed the names for both girls on them. Christina was so excited when she saw the stockings that she accidentally pulled down all the decorations […]

Resources and Guides

The Full Post  »