Special needs parenting

Special needs parenting / Trusting God

Releasing Expectations and Embracing God’s Plan

On February 13, 2017

The Problem with Expectations I’m sure we’ve all had them.  Expectations.  And we’ve all had not fun reactions when our expectations weren’t met. For example, I expected to do lots of fun things with my children, go on lots of fun play dates and adventures.  Instead, my children require frequent trips to specialists and therapists due to their special needs….

Encouragement / Special needs parenting

Why Being A Special Needs Mom Isn’t Something to Fear

On October 21, 2016

I overheard two expectant mamas talking in a Chick-fil-A play area.  They sat together on one bench, oblivious to their older boys playing together, and they each were expecting a boy.  I watched my kids play with these soon to be big brothers. These mamas chatted about due dates, pregnancy woes, and pediatricians.  And then the conversation took an unexpected…

Special needs parenting

My Thoughts About the Pilot of Speechless

On September 14, 2016

I’ve been excited to watch Speechless since I first saw the trailer of it months ago.  I love Minnie Driver, I love a good comedy, and the fact that they would be raising awareness about life with a special needs child seemed like a win-win for me. http://embracing.life/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Add-heading-5.png I just finished watching the pilot episode on Hulu, though you can…