Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Coping, Being a Special Needs Parent, and Taking Care of Yourself

Coping, Being a Special Needs Parent, and Taking Care of Yourself

cope, a verb 1. to struggle or deal, especially on fairly even terms or with some degree of success 2. to face and deal with responsibilities, problems, or difficulties, especially successfully or in a  calm or adequate manner When you have a child with special needs, you’re going to need to cope. Whether it be coping with a meltdown over a change in routine, an upcoming surgery, a meeting with your child’s school, or just another day in the life. It’s how we get through the hard times,…Continue Reading

Alternative Dental Care

Alternative Dental Care

It should come to no surprise to anyone who reads a word I write, that I am always seeking the most natural and healthy way to live.  A couple of week ago when the headlines splashed across my computer screen of a three year old little girl brain dead after routine root canals, I spilled…Continue Reading

How to Avoid Over Committing Yourself

How to Avoid Over Committing Yourself

One of the things I constantly seem to do is over commit and spread myself too thin. Why? Because I find it hard to say “ NO”. I want to do everything and be able to help everyone that asks, but in reality I cannot. I found that out during this last year so I…Continue Reading

Setting Goals For The New Year

Setting Goals For The New Year

2014 it is the start of a New Year, new opportunities, new blessings to look forward to. A clean slate or fresh start as some like to say. I am a very goal oriented person, very goal-oriented person, and very detail-oriented. I like lists and having things in order so when I set goals if…Continue Reading

Things to Do on the Upcoming School Winter Breaks – Including the Firefighters Museum in Denver

Things to Do on the Upcoming School Winter Breaks – Including the Firefighters Museum in Denver

Brought to you by the Denver Firefighters Museum I feel fairly confident when I say, “We survived Thanksgiving”. We survived because we had some things scheduled. Some weren’t so much fun (like a minor surgery). Others had to do with preparing for hosting Thanksgiving at our home (a little trick I learned about hosting for…Continue Reading

Last Minute Halloween Preparation

Last Minute Halloween Preparation

All parents know that there are circumstances which are out of our control when it comes to preparing for their particular child’s Halloween experience every year such as weather, sickness, and how each individual child will perceive or cope with their surroundings. If you have a child with special needs, you know that this can…Continue Reading

Vaccine Injury Awareness Month in October

Vaccine Injury Awareness Month in October

October like all months has many awareness campaigns.  Some organizations use this time raising money for their cause, while others are simply taking a month to raise awareness.  Vaccine Damage Awareness is such cause, the mission for October is to raise awareness of vaccine injury as well as highlight the many individuals who had suffered…Continue Reading