Posts tagged special needs kids
Vital Things Parents Should Consider When Expecting a Child With Special Needs

 I had the pleasure of having Emily Graham from MightyMoms.net do this guest post for me. What great info!!

Each year, millions of children are born with disabilities. These children are special blessings in your life and can enrich you, body and soul. And, through the years, you’ll learn and grow along with your child. Whether your child has physical or mental disabilities, your home needs to be modified and usable. Doing big fixes can quickly eat away at your budget, but there are also smaller fixes that are inexpensive and just as useful. Here are a couple ideas.

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Every Child Comes In Different Packaging And This One Is Special!

Samuel Forrest has been living a nightmare since his son, Leo, was born on Jan. 21. According to the New Zealander who's been living and working in Armenia, moments after Leo was born, doctors ushered Samuel into an office to meet his son and informed the new dad that Leo has Down syndrome. Undeterred by the news, Samuel took Leo in to see his wife and was immediately confronted with the biggest decision of his life. "I got the ultimatum right then," he told Good Morning America. "She told me if I kept him, then we would get a divorce."

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Letting Go Of That Perfect Child - Embracing A Special Needs One

Is there really a perfect child?  Is there one that never has to deal with failure?  Well, I say "Who cares!"

Casey is my oldest son and is now 22 years old.  When he was little, all I did was compare him to my friend's kids.  Well, that was the biggest mistake I could ever do.

Casey is a special needs child and would never do what my friend's kids did or it would take him a hell of a lot longer to do them.  He still can't ride a bicycle, but he can make us laugh.

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