Caryn Haluska
Caryn Haluska is the mother of 7 unique, cuddly monsters, lives in Southern Utah and is addicted to researching information and resources for special needs. Her son Logan is diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, unexplained seizures, and extreme food allergies leading to anaphylactic shock. He is on a very restrictive allergy induced diet (dairy, soy, corn, nut). His twin, #6, also has Sensory Processing Disorder. You can read more on her blog, Living With Logan, follow her on Facebook or Twitter. You may also send her an email.
Caryn Haluska
Caryn Haluska
Caryn Haluska

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Green Velvet Cheesecake Cake

Green Velvet Cheesecake Cake

There’s not a lot of things that say Happy Saint Patrick’s Day like this disturbingly green, sinfully rich, made from scratch, completely delectable, cheesecake filled green velvet cake. Based on a red velvet cake adapted by my hero, Recipe Girl , this cake will amp up the Irish of any St. Patrick’s Day dinner. If youContinue Reading

Family Fitness? Yes… Special Needs Style

Family Fitness? Yes… Special Needs Style

Family fitness. Family. Fitness. Hmm. Let me tell you a little about the Monster House family. We’re a family. We eat lots of cookies. We bake together. Fitness really isn’t a word in our vocabulary. Yet, even in a cookie loving family such as ours, I do try to sneak in some fun activities forContinue Reading

Opposite Sides of the SPD Coin

Opposite Sides of the SPD Coin

Sensory Processing Disorder, referred to as SPD and formerly known as Sensory Integration Dysfunction, has many different facets. SPD can affect children as well as adults, but the exact cause is unknown. There is evidence in preliminary research that shows SPD could be genetic, however, birth complications and environmental factors have also been shown toContinue Reading