Tag: special needs

How School Supplies Had Me Saying “What If?”

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I was walking through Target with my son and we saw the school supplies all being set out. The summer items were already dwindling...

Understanding My High Needs/Spirited Child

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This is my story. The story about how I explained to my husband, family, and friends that my child was "high needs" (or "spirited") and...

Down Syndrome :: One Family’s Story of Friendship and Inclusion

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. So today we are giving you this special article from one of our writers on her experience with...

Understanding Children With Special Needs

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Children with special needs are looked at as being different. And because of this, they are often left out of things. Many people aren’t teaching...

Early Intervention Is Crucial :: Don’t Ignore Developmental Delays

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When it comes to our children, we want what is best for them. That's why I get so frustrated every time I hear someone...

When Your Baby Isn’t Born Healthy

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I remember when I was pregnant and I found out I was having a boy. I was overjoyed because it was what I wanted....

Guide to Fun Activities Around Columbia for Special Needs Children

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As a mom of a little one with special needs, I know how stressful and confusing it can be to search for activities my...

How You Can Support a Special Needs Family This Holiday Season

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The holidays are said to be the most joyous time of the year. Unfortunately for some special needs families, they can be the most...

A Very Special Halloween

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Halloween is America's third favorite holiday. Children are always excited about it because not only do they get to dress up but they also...

I’ll Just Say It :: I Am Frightened To Send My...

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In the 20 years that I have been a mom, I can honestly say that I have never been as frightened to send my...
When You Feel Alone as an Allergy Mom | Columbia SC Moms Blog

When You Feel Alone as an Allergy Mom

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I stood there watching the kids enjoying their pizza. They were all sitting around the party table talking and laughing together. I looked around...

Dear Fellow Mom, Please Don’t Exclude My Child

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My son has life-threatening food allergies. So when he entered kindergarten two years ago, one of my biggest fears was if he would be...

Community Will Save Chicken Nugget Crisis Again

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Are you fretting about what may spoil when Hurricane Florence takes out the power? One family in the Midlands has already sent out the...

Raising a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder

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I have known my daughter was different since she was around 18 months old. Before she was two, she knew her way around town....