Category Archives: Special Needs
toilet training a child with autism

Let’s face it, potty training any child is a struggle. It’s not a fun process, it’s frustrating for both...

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Playing. Kids love to play. With toys, with friends, but most of all, they want to play with their family. Having a child...

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Autism is all around us. In the last few years, experts said 1 in 88 kids were diagnosed. Now some say that number has climbed...

Brady with Santa at the Denver Zoo 2014

My youngest has a hard time going up to meet Santa. He is autistic and needs more time to warm up to a guy he only sees...

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This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Subway blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. When...

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We have been long time fans of LeapFrog products. For the past 15+ years my boys have been playing with them. We’ve...

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Since Brady’s diagnosis I’ve done more than my fair share to raise awareness of learning issues, autism, and...

Everything You Ever Wanted, Jillian Lauren

Being in the blogging world, there are some names that jump out at you, whether they are bloggers or authors. One of...

Autism may now affect 1 in 68*, but that number is drastically lower when comparing autistic boys and girls. Often studies and articles cite a ratio of 4:1, meaning for every 4 autistic boys, there is 1 autistic girl. The characteristics can differ greatly as well. The Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) recently published an article explaining...

Light It Up Blue AutismSpeaks.org April 2

Every year since Brady’s diagnosis, we encourage people to wear blue, change their porch light to a blue one, donate...

Night of Too Many Stars Jon Stewart

Yesterday on the popular site Reddit, Robert Smigel (writer, actor, producer most famous for his work on SNL, Conan as well...

5 Reasons to Visit History Colorado

History Colorado is a vibrant museum located in Denver’s Golden Triangle Museum District. They moved to a new location...

autism gift guide

I’m always looking for new products for Brady and ideas to give family members for holidays and birthdays. So many...

LeapTV Great for Autism Special Needs

We are huge LeapFrog fans in this house. I love the educational qualities, but also love how easy they are for Brady to use....

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After getting to interview Mia Hamm about getting kids active and learn about the LeapFrog LeapBand, I thought I would post...

Mia Hamm ColoradoMoms

I recently got a chance to interview soccer and Olympic legend, Mia Hamm while she was working on the LeapFrog LeapBand campaign...

Meeting Brady

Before Brady was born, I knew he’d be special. He had to be with all of the craziness that surrounded my pregnancy....

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I’ve had such a long journey, even though Brady is only 6 years old. It’s been a lot of doctor appointments,...

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Thankfully, my only dealings with asthma so far have been my own asthma attacks in high school. This is an amazing guest...

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Last week I shared our road trip with the Toyota Sienna we were loaned for review. We had an amazing time during our 10...