Save Time!  Save Money! Save Your Sanity!!!

Save Time! Save Money! Save Your Sanity!!!

by Valerie Smiley Ever wish you had a “Personal  Assistant”  who knew the birthdays of your friends and family?  And better yet, this assistant was ready to mail out your customized cards on-time…for each and every Holiday & occasion?  I bet you’re so busy that special occasion cards are the last thing on your mind;(…)

Go Green by Joining a TerraCycle Brigade

Go Green by Joining a TerraCycle Brigade

 We’ve all heard it – “save the planet”, “go green”, “reduce, reuse, recycle.”  Here’s an easy way to do just that and potentially earn money for your group or charity through Terra Cycle. TerraCycle offers programs nationally called Brigades to collect previously non-recyclable or hard to recycle waste. A great benefit is that most of(…)

Stella Strawberry – The Fruit of Love

Stella Strawberry – The Fruit of Love

Stella Strawberry is the first of the collection of nine books for kids written by Yira Jones.  Yira’s books take a fun and honest look at the Fruits of the Holy Spirit.  Yira was inspired to create this collection after a year-long bible study she attended, which focused on the Fruits of the Spirit.  Stella(…)

Drowning in Acronyms

Guest post by Tabitha                  ADD. ADHD. ARD. ODD, IR&S, CST, 504, IEP, A,B,C,D,E, F all these letters and numbers. If you have a special needs child, you know what some of these mean. You know, I really wanted to tell everyone I was coming in contact with(…)

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Memoir by Jenny Lawson)

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Memoir by Jenny Lawson)

Jenny Lawson is a hilarious blogger and I cannot wait to get my hands on her new book!!  What Erma Bombeck did for my mom, Jenny Lawson does for me.  She puts life in perspective and makes us laugh – not laugh at her, but laugh with her.   Her new book, “Let’s Pretend This(…)

Lessons in Special Needs Parenting

Lessons in Special Needs Parenting

Lessons in Special Needs Parenting There are so many things that you learn as a special needs mom.   Some are learned accidentally, some are mistakes you’ve learned from and some are in the form of priceless advice from other moms. I wanted to share a few of the lessons from my own personal journey as(…)