Common Core Standards and Special Needs Students

Recently a protest was held in Utah in regards to Common Core Standards and Special Needs Students.  I thought I’d take a minute and try to present a few facts in a simple, easy to understand manner.  Cause I’m all about the simple, people. First, as parents of kids with Special Needs in Utah we […]

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 […]

How too many in this world view those with special needs.

I had to check to make sure that this was a satire site.  The post, entitled  Belgium: Senate Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children had to be something from The Onion, right?   It couldn’t be reality.  It couldn’t really be reflective of how too many in this world view those with special needs. […]

My totally typical kid with special needs.

No words.  Just incredible gratitude for my totally typical kid with special needs.  I’ll forever be thankful that I’m the one he signs “Mama” to.       What are YOU thankful for today?  

Special needs student raped in school bathroom.

A Jackson, Mississippi mother claims that her daughter was raped in a Callaway High School bathroom stall while classes were in session.    A special needs student raped in a school bathroom.  What is wrong with this world? “She said she screamed. She cried,” the mother said of her daughter, who has Down syndrome. “She […]