Special Needs, Stress and Marriage

One of the very first things you are told as a parent of a medically fragile child with special needs, often before you even leave the hospital, is that this  event has the power to either make or break your marriage.   Special Needs, Stress, and Marriage are often a combination that breaks the proverbial camel’s […]

Special Needs Homeschooling , Blenderized Diets and more.

We are counting down the days until a new school year here at the Hodson’s.  The Blue Eyed Girl will be a (gasp!) Junior, The Curly Girly has just been hired on as an Intern with her very own special needs classroom.  Reed is busy getting his school ready for a new year, and I’m […]

Summertime at the Hodson’s

For a lot of people summer is a time of vacations, hanging out at the pool, and kicking back.  For me summer is a time for prepping my pantry.  Yeah, I’m some big time fun at parties too, I know.  To be honest I love the feeling of knowing I can go for a few […]

Yard Sale Search of 2014

It’s the busiest shopping season of the year!  My Bailey Girl and I have been out on the hunt three times already!  She’s decorating a brand new gorgeous and hip condo and, well, I’m looking for practical items.  Whether looking for the practical or the fun stuff it’s all about the hunt!  So without further […]

Special Needs Massage Therapy

I’d been wanting to get Parker hooked up with someone experienced in special needs massage therapy.  Interestingly enough, in the state of Utah kids on regular Medicaid waivers are covered for special needs massage therapy.  Kids like Parker who are on a waiver.  Not so much.  Don’t ask why.  I’ve given up trying to understand […]

Blog Resurrection

One of my goals for this summer was to try and see if I could breathe some new life into this old blog.  A Resurrection of sorts.  I find myself wondering how I ever had time to blog at all.  This old body of mine is slowing down by the millisecond.  I’ve been walking in […]