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Benefits of playing Dice Games With Special Needs Kids

*A version of this post was first published on 2/22/16. This post contains affiliate links. I am dedicating this week to providing you all with resources and ideas for fun, leisure time activities that kids and adults with special needs will be sure to enjoy. Today is all about the benefits of playing dice games […]

Scientific Magic Tricks

*A version of this post was first published on Jan. 18, 2013. *This post contains affiliate links. When my son, Jeremiah was was little, he loved searching through youtube videos for amazing science tricks and experiments. Actually, he was quite the little pyromaniac and conducted several experiments involving fire! Other science projects Jerry worked on and […]

Christmas 2012

*A version of this post was first published on 12/28/12. Please join us for Christmas 2012!! We all had such a great time visiting, feasting, munching on snacks, exchanging gifts and having fun together! One of the gifts I made for my adult sons this year was alcohol infused gummy bears and I must say, they […]

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Day In the Life of a Special Needs Homeschooling Family!

*This post was originally published on 1/26/15 Ever wonder what a typical day is like for us, a not so typical special needs homeschooling family? If so please read on and watch our video! If the thought has never crossed your mind, well then I invite you to continue reading anyway! Because of Bethany’s unpredictable […]

Winter Walk Through Animal Adventure Park

Some of you may remember that last August, Rebekah and Rachel joined us for an amazing Visit to Animal Adventure Park! We were on a mission to feed April the Giraffe! All of us, including Bethany, thoroughly enjoyed every minute we spent interacting with the animals there! (This post contains affiliate links.) So when Bethany […]

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Disappointment at the Carousel!

Bethany loves riding carousels so it’s pretty lucky that we live not too far from the “Carousel Capital of the World! The Binghamton area has earned this nickname because it is home to six beautiful antique carousels! These carousels were donated to the city by Geroge F. Johnson of the Endicot Johnson Shoe Company with […]

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7 Perfect Holiday Gifts Special Needs Moms Will Love

Have you been searching high and low to find the perfect gift for that hardworking and selfless special needs mom you love, all to no avail? Finding the perfect holiday gifts special needs moms will love can pose a challenge However, with little heartfelt searching, it can be done! *This post contains affiliate links I […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

We hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving Day filled with love and laughter! I know we sure did! This year we were joined by Rebekah, William, and Sophia the hamster and Josiah and Katy! Our festivities began on Wednesay night with Rebekah and Willam bringing Sophia the hamster for Bethany to visit with! The […]

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Stress, Depression, and Special Needs Parents

Stress, Depression, and Special Needs Parents often go hand in Hand. Where you find one, chances are you’ll also find the other! Parents of special needs children have a lot to worry about. We face enormous burdens that most people will never understand. Constant concerns about our children’s conditions as well as struggling to obtain […]