christianity · Christmas · family · friends · God's Promises · PRTF · residential placement · RTC

Dear Beautiful Mamas ~ A letter to others in our situation

Beautiful Mamas that I have come to know, and love, Beautiful Mamas who are not with their children this eve of the birthday of Christ, our Lord and Savior, because your children are in residential treatment centers or acute psychiatric hospitals; Beautiful Mamas who are hurting because your children are away from you for their own safety, as… Continue reading Dear Beautiful Mamas ~ A letter to others in our situation

asd · autism · HFA · IEP · PRTF · public school · RTC · special needs

Red Rover, Red Rover

Red Rover, Red Rover, Send D Right Over!Sometimes, in the life of parents, we watch our children play games on the playground. As teachers, I always enjoyed watching kids play on the playground. Listening to their giggles, their laughter, watching them run, and getting sweaty always made me smile. It made my heart so happy.… Continue reading Red Rover, Red Rover

ABA · anxiety · asd · aspergers · autism · emotional disability · family · HFA · insurance · PRTF · RTC · special needs

Embracing the Crazy – An Update

Living with a child with special needs is living with confusion. Parents make decisions based on what seems to be in the child’s best interest, but then the best interest changes the next day. Parents make decisions based on the here and now with hopes of it making a difference in the future as well.… Continue reading Embracing the Crazy – An Update