It’s hard to believe that the first month of school is almost over! It’s also hard to believe that I have a third grader and two first graders. When did this happen? Where did my babies go?! AND to add insult to injury, when did my third grader decide that she was going to become mature
Author: Kate Anderson
A few weeks ago I somehow found a new support group for families with a special needs child. I can’t even begin to remember what I searched or what Facebook recommended to me – but for once the recommendation was spot on. I found it – I found “home”. I belong to several support groups
14 years ago I started on a health and wellness journey that I am just now really coming to understand and embrace. I had open gastric bypass surgery (simply, a small pouch was created from my stomach which was then connected directly to my small intestine.) The surgery was done because of a number of
I have always believed that knowledge is power. In most instances I have found that the more information I have about a particular topic, the more at ease I am, my anxiety drops and I feel more in control (which in reality isn’t always the case so just go with me on this). However, I’m
The kids had their holiday concerts at school on Tuesday. The teachers did such a great job coordinating everything and the kids were all so cute as they performed their songs – with props (I think I saw a few budding stars up there as well!) As I watched the different grades transition on and
We don’t tend to go out to eat much because we rarely have a good experience and by the end of the meal we’re all rather annoyed. Being totally honest it has nothing to do with the kids’ behavior but rather those around us. But several weeks ago we decided to take the kids out to
I can only imagine what growing up with a special need sibling must be like – and how different your lives are because of your brother’s disability. While his disability won’t get worse, as all three of you get older, there will be new challenges to face – some that may become easier and some
I want to start filling up the calendar but with fun things and try to leave the “have to do’s” until the dog days of summer.
I’m pretty sure my summer bucket list somehow qualifies as the anti-summer bucket list.
[Here’s where I’d like to remind everyone – on the off chance that you’d forgotten – that nothing in the world of health insurance makes sense. Not. A. Single. Thing.]