Big sister, Little brother…..he has Down Syndrome and Autism!

This post contains affiliate links. Please read the full affiliate disclosure here. She was the apple of her parents’ eyes for a long time until her brother came along. Growing up with working parents, Joanne became a bookworm and would just soak in books instead of playing by herself while waiting for her mom to … Continue reading “Big sister, Little brother…..he has Down Syndrome and Autism!”

Best Christmas gifts for kids with special needs- what to give and get the biggest hug!

Christmas is just around the corner. I remember when I was a kid, I would always wait expectantly for Christmas day because this was the time when  I would go to my godparents’ house, hug them  and ask their blessing, then  I would get a full plastic bag of goodies in return. Life was simpler … Continue reading “Best Christmas gifts for kids with special needs- what to give and get the biggest hug!”

About Special Needs Fathers ( Meet three awesome dads! )

Let’s talk about special needs fathers this time.  It’s almost Father’s day and what better way to honor them than to put out this post on how they are as partners of their wives in taking care of their special kids. We all know that there are lots of struggles in raising up kids, more … Continue reading “About Special Needs Fathers ( Meet three awesome dads! )”

Down Syndrome with Autism-My Son has both and he is a Gift from God!

I have written a post on Mother’s day about five awesome special needs moms and Diane was one of them. She described her life with Nathan a little bit in that article and today, you will learn more about their story. Their extraordinary life of Down syndrome with Autism. Related post : Luxury on Mother’s … Continue reading “Down Syndrome with Autism-My Son has both and he is a Gift from God!”

Luxury on Mother’s day….our Special Needs Moms deserve it

Mother’s day is almost here. How do you, dear moms celebrate this special day? Maybe eat out with the whole family? Or a movie date with your spouse or even with the kids as well? The kids or the spouses usually bring flowers home, right, and of course this is a very nice gesture from … Continue reading “Luxury on Mother’s day….our Special Needs Moms deserve it”

Learning the Symptoms of an Autistic Child ( Up Close and Personal with Nathan )

It’s different when you just read about something, specifically about the signs and symptoms of Down syndrome and autism. Looking at pictures or images of people with Down syndrome, they are so typical. Even observing them from a distance, you will know that they are kids with Down syndrome. And of course, I have lived … Continue reading “Learning the Symptoms of an Autistic Child ( Up Close and Personal with Nathan )”

How to Travel with Family including your Special Child ( with Less Stress )

Have you tried going somewhere with your whole family including your special child? I sure did, with my son who was only three years old then. He is not special but being very young of course has its own challenges and it was our first international travel as a family. Later in 2016, we traveled … Continue reading “How to Travel with Family including your Special Child ( with Less Stress )”

How to Spread the Word of Love … Ten Songs to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness day. Autism spectrum disorder is a life long disability that affects how a person communicates and relates with others and how they experience the world around them. There’s a lot of stigmas to people with autism. Many people misunderstand those with the spectrum. Therefore, let us join organizations all … Continue reading “How to Spread the Word of Love … Ten Songs to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day”

Behavior therapy for Autism-from a registered therapist to your home

I luckily met another friend at Wealthy Affiliate who happily shares her experiences taking care of autistic and other special kids. She loves kids, that’s for sure. Some people, including me, even considers her an angel for doing her job really well and with passion. Meet Taylor, who offers behavior therapy for autism and other special kids, … Continue reading “Behavior therapy for Autism-from a registered therapist to your home”

Raising a Child with Down Syndrome – our Baby is our Happy Pill

I’m excited to introduce another extraordinary mom who cares for her child with special needs. Her name is Emerald, a full time elementary school teacher for the last 12 years, who juggles her time between work and taking care of her family of 5. She is happily married to Jonathan, with whom she bore three … Continue reading “Raising a Child with Down Syndrome – our Baby is our Happy Pill”