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Google Hangout on raising special needs kids

Google Hangout on raising special needs kids Check out my conversation with blogger Lisa Thornbury (Forever in Mom Genes) and Katrina Carefoot who blogs at Fickle Feline about the challenges and joys of raising children with special needs hosted by iVillage.ca.  It was a great exchange of ideas and experiences.

Moms talking disability on iVillage.ca

This week I am participating in a conversation on iVillage.ca about raising special needs children. The chat is hosted by noted pregnancy author Ann Douglas and includes blogger Lisa Thornbury and writer Catrina Carefoot. We cover the joys, sorrows and challenges of raising special needs kids. Check it out. iVillage comments about support networks and … Continue reading

Reality check

“You can’t be strong every day.” This from a trainer who had been putting a group of 40-something women through their paces for 90 minutes. Why is my instinct to disagree? Why do I think it’s impractical to contemplate not being strong if you have kids – especially a special needs child? Kids are demanding … Continue reading