Tag: parenting

Getting guilt-free time off

Getting guilt-free time off

Few parents can afford the kind of support or home care that would truly provide the respite you need to recharge your batteries. Therefore, you need ...
Fathers help mold their children’s future

Fathers help mold their children’s future

Although this blog is called “News Moms Need,” this week we’d like to give a shout-out to dads. Fathers provide a specific kind of nurturing and suppo ...
Oh to be understood!

Oh to be understood!

Helping a child with attention or learning problems is a feat that most parents find intensely challenging. You may know that your child is bright, ye ...
Parenting your child with a heart defect

Parenting your child with a heart defect

When your baby has a heart defect, it is overwhelming, exhausting, emotionally draining, and beyond scary. Have I left any adjectives out? Cong ...

Table of Contents for the Delays and Disabilities series

If you are new to this series, or if you want to catch up on posts you may have missed, this is a good way to see all the posts. They are grouped by t ...
It’s a marathon, not a sprint

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

All children have their highs and lows, but for children with special needs, the extremes tend to be more extreme.  The typical ups and downs of child ...
Special moms need special care

Special moms need special care

A new study published in Pediatrics shows that groups led by other moms reduced stress in mothers of children with disabilities. It helped to impr ...
Fortune cookie advice

Fortune cookie advice

The other day I opened a fortune cookie and read:  “Help people reach their full potential. Catch them doing something right.” I was surprised to see ...

Home Visiting Program

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) is designed to support at-risk families during pregnancy and early childhood. ...
Adjusting to life after the holidays

Adjusting to life after the holidays

Welcome back to the Delays and Disabilities series. I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season. It seems like yesterday I was blogging about ho ...