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Brotherly Love

Added by Lily Rose on September 2, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

No place for me? Limited childcare options for children with special needs.

Are you struggling to find a childcare program that will accommodate for your child's special needs?  Have you applied to the Navy, Army, Air Force or Marine Corps Child and Youth Programs only to receive a denial?  If so, I would love to add your voice to the other frustrated families advocating for positive change!  Please contact Parents for Inclusive Childcare at, check out our new blog at…


Added by Rebekah Uhtoff on March 11, 2013 at 10:22pm — No Comments

What's in a Word?



"That's so retarded!"

"What a retard."

"What are you? Retarded?"

You've heard it all before. Heck, you may have even said it all before. But chances are, if you are reading this blog, you are either the parent of a special needs child, or part of the support system for someone else who is the parent of a special needs child. You know how hurtful this word is. You know that it is no longer acceptable to use…


Added by MSNN Moderator on March 6, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

When Mama Gets Sick

There’s nothing like a flu virus sprinkled with a little pneumonia to really put Mama’s long list of jobs into perspective. Over three weeks ago, I came down with Influenza Type A.  Fever, chills, headache and body aches. The hair on my head hurt. All I knew is that I felt like I was dying.

Just because Mama is sick…


Added by MSNN Moderator on March 5, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

The Perfect Rose

Added by Lily Rose on February 26, 2013 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Book on the Roof

Added by Lily Rose on February 13, 2013 at 8:07am — No Comments

Failure to Provide: Transitioning from TRIWEST to United Health Care

Twice a week, my kids and I make the 40 minute (one-way) trip for my son’s Occupational Therapy (OT) appointment. Sure, there are therapy centers that are closer, but I love my son's therapist. She has opened my son up to new experiences and taught him things that I would never think to do. Each and every week he is finding a sense of balance in his…


Added by Kelly Hafer on January 18, 2013 at 6:05am — No Comments

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