Ever been at the grocery store enjoying your little ‘vacation’ from a house full of kids when the hubby calls and jolts you out of your few stolen moments of heaven asking “when are you coming home?”
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A child need not have special needs to require our advocating on his/her behalf or to need our support or intervention with schools, classmates or friends (or friends’ parents depending on the child’s age). I believe it is our responsibility as parents to advocate for our kids of any age when we feel it is necessary and in their best interest.
Summer is in full swing and the kids are having a blast! What about you? Do you carve out fun time for yourself or do you feel guilty about leaving the kids behind for a weekend, a day, or even an afternoon?
Are you expecting another child? How will you tell your child and then prepare him or her to welcome their new sibling? Here are some things to keep in mind that might help you and your family adjust to the transition of welcoming a new family member.
Most kids with special needs be it learning differences or more, it seems are already being enriched through various therapies, after school activities and perhaps even at school. What kids need most, all kids in fact, is some downtime –