Celebrate my Birthday!

My brother spent several years in a country where they celebrate birthdays differently than we do in North America. The person who is having a birthday throws a party for his or her friends. I thought I would try that this year. The price you see listed includes shipping. I think it's a win/win. You … [Read more...]

Morning Inspiration

It was a tough morning. One of my sons insisted on refusing to do what I asked: He refused to eat his breakfast He refused to drink water He refused to pass anything to anyone In addition, he spilled water on the table and floor, swiped his lunch kit onto the floor, and glared. I told … [Read more...]

A Voice for the Voiceless

I'm angry. It brings out the "Mama Bear" in me when I hear stories like the one I heard yesterday (names changed). Belinda has a son who has special needs. She did what she was told and enrolled him in a local school when he was five. He didn't learn to read that year, or the year after, or the … [Read more...]

Bankhead: a hidden treasure near Banff

Our family enjoyed hiking through the ruins of Bankhead this summer on our vacation in Banff National Park. We camped at Two Jack Main, so we were just kilometres away from the ghost town. However, we didn't realize there was more than a hiking trail at Lower Bankhead until we went on the Boat … [Read more...]

Our 2015 family holiday in Banff National Park

This past week our family had the opportunity to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Banff National Park. In this post I'm sharing some of my favourite pictures. In the next few posts I'll provide details about some of the places we visited and activities we enjoyed. We were able to see many … [Read more...]

Parenting: Getting through the tough days (Parenting Blog Hop Week 1)

  Question: What do you find most challenging about parenting?  "Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it." (Proverbs 22:6 NIV) For me, the most challenging part of parenting is adjusting my expectations, training, and discipline … [Read more...]

Redefining Disability Week 12: Describe the biggest challenge you face due to disability

As a parent of individuals with special needs, the biggest challenge I face due to disability is helping my children build authentic friendships with their peers. My boys exhibit many of the characteristics of autism: difficulty with eye contact Lack of an understanding of personal … [Read more...]

Redefining Disability Week 11: Describe a good day living with disability

As a mother, I think my dreams and aspirations for my children are fairly normal. I want them to be able to have friends, fit into the community they live in, learn about things they enjoy, and contribute to society. I also want them to know they are loved, accepted, and appreciated - not only by … [Read more...]

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