My cousin has two little girls, both with unique needs. One was born with spina bfida and because she uses a wheelchair, has a visible disability. The other daughter has a special need that’s not visible – Type 1 Diabetes. So, in other words, my cousin is a very busy mother!
Starting school for the very first time. It’s an exciting, busy time. Sure, the summer’s slowed-down pace coupled with not having to pack school lunches makes July & August pure joy.
Those hazy, lazy days of summer are coming to an end. Along with the chaos that back to school season brings, I know in my busy house I also have to think about all the kids returning to their activities.
The first day of high school can be a flurry of emotions for your kids. New school. New experiences. And new freedom to gain. It’s both exciting and frightening. If you have a teen with first-day jitters at home, here are a few ways you can help them prepare for a smooth start to school.
When you’re raising school-aged children, it’s pretty easy to make friends with other parents. I’ve spent many years enjoying the friendships I’ve made simply because my kiddos made friends at school and those kids have nice parents.
That time of year has hit again and while we’re busy getting kids organized for back to school, I’m reminding myself of some goals...