When Your Child is Excluded from Inclusion

I gingerly walked into the crowded office hosting a program for teens with special needs. I had my teenage daughter with special needs with me. She took one look at the crowd and unfamiliar faces and had a meltdown. She cussed. She screamed. She didn’t want to be there. I looked for sympathy at some…Read more When Your Child is Excluded from Inclusion

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16 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter With Special Needs Turning 16

Until 2002, I had no idea what was Down syndrome and how it would turn my life upside down. It seems just like yesterday that I was 38-years-old and pregnant. I was considered high-risk, which landed me at the geneticist office of Research Medical Center in Kansas City. I had to undergo a prenatal test…Read more 16 Lessons I Learned From My Daughter With Special Needs Turning 16

When You’re Captive in an Unrelenting Hard Circumstance

"Get out of my room," she said with her hand her hip. "No, I'm not getting out or your room. I'm not your servant and you need to be respectful." D'Andra pushed me and tried to force the door to close on me. I walked into the living room to get a break and regroup.…Read more When You’re Captive in an Unrelenting Hard Circumstance

The 21 Questions to Ask Yourself

  I ripped this list off Ed Gandia's podcast directed towards high income business writers. This was such a good podcast that I listened to it 3 times when I worked out. Answering these questions will help you frame your direction and attitude for 2017. I'm going to work through this list. I encourage you…Read more The 21 Questions to Ask Yourself