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.
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.
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.
“ThinkBIG” is how Sienna and I autograph each of the children’s books we sign. You may think you know what it means, but I have a different twist on it. I recently explained this when I was able to speak at Speaker’s Night at the Little People of America Conference in San Diego this year. […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
It sure does suck to watch your 15-year-old cry and ask “Is there something wrong with me?” because she doesn’t even feel like she fits in at the Little People Conference. I posted that on my FB on Monday night and I wanted to expand on it. I want to spread the word. I want […]Continue Reading... 76 Comments.
Each year, the last day of February is recognized as Rare Disease/Disorder Day. And while Sienna has been featured in the media for her rare “disorder” Primordial Dwarfism, little is discussed about her other rare diagnosis Dandy Walker. So, I wanted to take advantage of the day by raising a little awareness for it. Not […]Continue Reading... No Comments.