Special Needs Parenting

Sometimes Love is Letting Go

DisAbility sends a family racing towards a destiny no one is ever prepared to have.  Our lives cross over the line of “normal” into the land of special.  The terrain is beautiful, mountainous and rarely peaceful. As a result, we grow protective and try to shield our family member from the dangers of life living …

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What will this New Year Bring?

Mikelle, Taylor and I boxed up the last of the holiday decorations and sighed. Another year has passed, a somewhat challenging year at that. What will this year bring? A stutter or a stop? Shall we resolve or maybe we are just simply full of irresolution. What about you? Has your New Year started with …

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Thanksgiving…a tribute to Veterans and Heros

November, the month before Christmas, is affectionately known as Movember where a guy can sport a mustachioed look and feel confident about it. November is the month where the days are short and bright and the nights are long and chilly. November is the month we honor Veterans tasked with protecting our country. Society salutes …

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Following the Trail… in Search of a Good Story

We have so many things we want to share in our story. But, where to start? How will you know what is the real story? How do you find the story that makes a difference to you and the reader? Understand that a story is an invitation to enter into a dynamic relationship between: The Story. The …

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Explore your Stories! Feeling the power of your experience.

Right now, storytelling is powerful as Colorado thunderstorm broiling off the Rocky Mountains in summer. Powerful, landscape changing, storytelling can changes lives. Why?  Storytelling, if done well, gets past all the noise in our minds striking like lightening through our busy lives.  We are struck by the powerful glimpse into another’s world. Our hearts are …

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When it is Time to Find a New Doctor…or Dentist.

Healthy Transitions in Healthcare We have spoken about staff turnover before, but haven’t talked about turnover in the medical profession.  Over the years, we learned how to transition from one care provider to another, but it is never easy.This time for a new dentist. The first step in caring for a child with special needs …

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How Safe is your Family’s Medicaid Waiver?

On March 6, 2017, Congress removed the “Repeal and Replace Obamacare” from it’s locked down secret location and revealed to the world the GOP plan for healthcare. The announcement has many of us scratching our heads wondering if Medicaid services as we have come to know them will change. The answer is still unclear. What …

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