Blog posts originally posted on www.simplycyfair.com.
If your company is looking to hire, you will do well to hire a special-needs mom. As a special-needs mom, I personally know the financial burden felt by families with a child with special circumstances. Statistics have shown that most families with a child with special needs live one socio-economic level lower than their counterparts without children […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’m sitting here on the eve of my birthday and looking at myself. Reflecting… I’m going to be a year older. Funny, I don’t feel older. I still feel quite young; although I must say, I feel wiser. So, I’d say that’s a nice balance. Plus, my teens don’t think I’m old. I’d say that’s […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This morning was rainy, cold, foggy…just an overall blech sort of day. To top it off, it was Monday. It wasn’t exactly the sort of day that makes you want to break out in happy song like they do in Disney musicals. As my husband and I were driving back from dropping off TWO of our cars […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is the last day of September and already I see logos turning pink, profile pictures turning pink, pink grocery bags….While I am ALL for pink everywhere during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, let’s wait until Oct. It’s STILL September. It’s STILL Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This time last year, I wrote a post […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You may have seen the blog post 6 Secrets Special Needs Moms Know being shared on social media. I love this post. I wanted to add a couple things, though. Here are More Secrets Special Needs Moms Know: 7. Special needs moms don’t sweat the small stuff. Chances are, you won’t hear us complain […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
This message brings an unusual, but extremely important request. Brad, one of Sienna’s friend’s, needs a kidney. Brad and his sister, Bridgette, both have Primordial Dwarfism. The Jordan’s have faced every adversity with a sense of humor and a strong faith. Now the need for a kidney for Brad is urgent. They […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You may have seen all the coverage and talk about Ray Rice. No matter what you think about the situation, I’m glad it’s bringing about more conversation about domestic violence and abuse. Some people have questioned how and why Rice’s wife has chosen to stay. Only she knows what’s really going on in her heart […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Sienna has been working really hard on navigating through various social protocols and expectations by working with us at home and with a Life Skills Coach. Sienna has begun to feel more comfortable about embracing her teen years and feeling more prepared for adulthood. One of the goals Sienna set for herself was to cook dinner for her […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last week, I posted about our 2nd trip to San Diego where we experienced it more like a tourist would. This week, I want to focus on our 1st trip because we experienced it more like locals would. We went there for our son’s Marine boot camp graduation, and we stayed in Rancho Sante Fe, which is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.