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Bethany Moments

Explaining Death and Dying to Special Needs Kids

How do you explain death and dying to special needs kids? I didn’t think that my daughter Bethany, an autistic brain tumor survivor, was capable of understanding death. However, I realized my assumption was wrong  after a conversation we had…
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A Phillips Family Happy Easter 2017!

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I have to admit, I was slightly worried that our Easter celebration was going to be a little disappointing and depressing this year. First off, Rebekah and William had been planning a spring break mini-vacation in South Carolina, so for…
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Bethany’s Quest for Medical Marijuana is Finally Over!

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I’ve said it before, but I’m gonna say it again just one last time!! The journey to getting our daughter, Bethany, access to medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one! When we first started out, it wasn’t even…
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How I Made Valentine’s Day 2017 More Special This Year!

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Valentine’s Day 2017 has now come and gone! I hope your day was filled with plenty of fun and lots of love and laughter! If you have previously read my post, Preparing for a Very Special Needs Valentine’s Day Celebration,…
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Another Typical Sunday in the Life of my Special Needs Family

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It’s just another typical Sunday in the life of my special needs family! Even though we are Christians, as you read on, you’ll notice that a typical Sunday for us does not include going to church! That’s because we gave…
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How My Daughter’s Special Needs Meltdowns Make Me Feel

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It’s a fact of life: Sometimes people with special needs have special needs meltdowns. My daughter Bethany has quite a few special needs and unfortunately, one of them is the inability to always remain in control of her anger. I’m…
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