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A Sushi Night Out and a Few Seizures

Malcolm and Rachel had Monday off, so we decided to go out shopping. Little did we know that we’d also end up having Sushi for dinner afterward! Bethany didn’t want to come with us and neither did Jerry. Lucky for us Bethany’s  support worker was scheduled to spend a few hours with her! As soon […]


Dollar Tree Homeschooling For My Special Needs Teen

Want to see Dollar Tree homeschooling at it’s finest? If so, keep on reading to check out the awesome Items I’ve found and love for our Dollar Tree homeschooling program! *This post contains affiliate links. Dollar Tree is one of my favorite places to shop! Searching through the aisles for each “treasure” I’ve seen in […]

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Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp: My Baby is a Teenager!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp!  This is the place for families affected by special needs and/or homeschoolers to gather together to share their experiences and support and encourage one another! This LinkUp opens every Friday at 5:00 am.  and closes every Monday at 1:00 am. US Eastern […]

Vlogging at Walmart with Bethany!

My first attempt at vlogging! I have been wanting to try vlogging about our real lives for a very long time.  I kept thinking that I should wait until I have the perfect camera.  But I finally decided to just dive right in and do it with my iPod! The video is just a tad […]

“The Village Toy Shop” the Best Little Toy Shop in Central New York!

With the holidays fast approaching I wanted to share with you my favorite “go to – one stop” shop for finding just the right gifts for my kids, both young and old- The Village Toy Shop I’ve been shopping in their New Hartford, NY location for years, but if you don’t live in the area […]

The Baby Shower!

Bethany and I were invited to attend her aide’s baby shower. If you’ve been here before then you probably know all about Bethany’s anger and aggression issues so I’m sure you can also understand my apprehension at accepting such an invitation! It’s a huge gamble on whether or not Bethany will behave in any situation […]

Friendship Friday: More Yoga, a Successful Shopping trip and a Mood Gone Sour

Welcome to Friendship Friday Link Up! Here you will find a gathering place of mostly special needs families, families with chronically ill members, and homeschoolers, but you don’t have to be one of the above to share Last Saturday we took Bethany to Party City to pick out some “Sweet Sixteen” party decorations. Yes, believe […]

Introducing GreenCupboards: Products for a Better Planet

GreenCupboards, a leading online retailer of eco-friendly merchandise is your one stop shopping alternative for environmentally friendly products that actually work and cost about the same as their non-green counterparts! Currently, GreenCupboards carries over 50,000 unique items from over 1,500 suppliers. All of GreenCupboard’s green products have been evaluated by their “Green Compliance Team” to […]

Friendship Friday 12/13/13

Welcome once again to Friendship Friday, the place for friends to gather and share what’s been on their minds and what’s been going on during the week. Everyone is welcome to share any family friendly ideas! This week I have spent some time ordering Christmas presents online. Shopping online with free shipping is just so […]