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Empowering Kids with Disabilities, Part 2: The Need for Love and Belonging
Jolene explains the second of the five basic needs, love and belonging, with a goal of empowering kids with disabilities.
A Caregiver’s Hope Can Be Found in Unexpected Places
Guest blogger Heather Braucher relates her source of hope, and the notion that a caregiver’s hope can be found in unexpected places.
I Press On
Guest blogger Kelly Simpson explains how she leaned on God during times of adversity and was empowered to say, “I press on.”
The Empty Nest
Guest blogger Maggi Gale describes her utter joy at the empty nest she has after both her daughters have grown up and flown away.
Empowering Kids with Disabilities, Part 1: Meet Basic Survival Needs
Jolene explains how William Glasser’s choice theory taught her about enabling kids with disabilities to meet survival needs.
The Joy of an Unexpected Breakthrough
Guest blogger Mark Arnold shares the joy of an unexpected breakthrough in his son’s journey through autism and epilepsy.
Off the Beaten Path
Guest blogger Lisa Pelissier explains why it’s so hard to accept her children’s differences as they go off the beaten path.
The Days Are Long, but the Years Are Short
Whether Jolene is interacting with her grandson or reflecting on her son’s early years, the days are long, but the years are short.
My Baby with EA/TEF Changed My Life in 5 Big Ways
Guest blogger Karena Skibinski explains how having a child born with EA/TEF changed her life for the better.
God Authored our Disability Story
Guest blogger Valeria Conshafter tells her EA/TEF story and explains how God took her through the darkest times.
Raising a Child with Special Needs is Like Writing a Book
Jolene explains how raising a child with special needs is like writing a book, with its surprising, unexpected twists.
Celebrate the EA/TEF Milestones, Especially the Doughnuts
Guest blogger Jennifer Forman comes alongside new EA/TEF moms with her own story of setbacks and blessings.
When Life Turns Out Differently Than You Had Planned
When life turns out differently than you had planned, God is with you. Guest blogger & EA/TEF mom Kelly Simpson is living it.
This Is Our Normal
“This is our normal,” is a phrase all special needs parents can relate to. Guest blogger Ellen Elizabeth explains her EA/TEF journey.
EA/TEF Awareness Month 2023
Jolene kicks off EA/TEF awareness month 2023 with an introduction to the rare disorder and a welcome for all special needs parents.
Jesus is FOR Caregiving Parents
Guest blogger Heather Braucher concludes her five-part series by explaining how, despite the circumstances, Jesus is FOR caregiving parents.