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 […]

Aborting Babies Because of Down syndrome.

It was feeling as though there were some in the world getting the message.  A life with Down syndrome is a life worth living.  I’ve watched as the statistics began a slow decent into lower percentages.  Where it was once reported that 90% of all prediagnosed fetuses with Down syndrome were aborted,  now the reports […]

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 […]

Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do

Dreams don’t work unless you do.  I found this quote by Maya Angelou a few months ago to send  with my son, Rigel as he worked to prepare to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints.  Such a simple thought made such a deep impression as I continued to […]

Anxiety Conference

Last week I was able to attend an anxiety  conference at UVU with a sweet friend.  It was very serendipitous  how it all played out, and for that I am grateful.   Cause me and anxiety?  BFFs, baby.  BFFs. There are several things I’d like to share with you as to what I learned at the […]