Category Archives: Family

Why I Feel Like The Worst Mom Ever and Why You Need An Evening Routine!

Why I Feel Like The Worst Mom Ever! I woke up this morning feeling so sick, that I just wanted to stay in bed. But you fellow Moms know that we just can’t do that, especially on a school day! Even though our bodies are telling us that we need to rest, we always put others in […]

How To Help Your Family Embrace Your Child's Disability

How To Help Your Family Embrace Your Child’s Disability Hearing those words “your child may have some disabilities as they grow up” or “your child may have special challenges as they grow older”, is just not what parents want to hear when their child is first born, I know I heard something similar when my son […]

"Bake For Family Fun Month" – Creating Baking Memories

“Bake for Family Fun Month” is a celebration created by the Home Baking Association. The idea of this celebratory month is to encourage families to get together, spend time as a family in the kitchen baking and having fun. Baking is a great and inexpensive way for parents to teach their children life skills. For […]

Sneaking in Exercise When You Have Kids Onboard

Sneaking in Exercise When You Have Kids Onboard Exercise is vital to each person’s good health. We need exercise to keep our blood running easily through our arteries and veins, to keep our weight at healthy levels and to help keep our stress levels down. Exercise also aids in keeping cardiovascular disease, depression and other […]

Day 4: Crystal Paine's "Make Over Your Morning" – Make Time For You Today

I have been doing Crystal Paine’s from Money Saving Mom’s “Make Over Your Morning“ 14 day course.   Now I am only on Day 4, but I have seen such a change in my behaviors, the way I run my life, my mornings. Today she talks about “taking time for myself“. As a Mom we […]

Win 2 Tickets To The New England International Auto Show and Join Me In Boston Tomorrow

Disclosure: Musings from A Special Needs Mom was invited to attend the 2016 New England International Auto Show in Boston, by Chevrolet and She Buys Cars. NEW ENGLAND INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW Come join me tomorrow at The New England International Auto Show.  The show will be in town from Thurs, January 14th through Monday, January […]

Easy Holiday Treats the Kids Will Love

Easy Holiday Treats the Kids Will Love Are you looking for a way to keep your children busy during holiday break? One great way to have them contribute to the holiday festivities is to have them help make holiday treats. In many families cookies are an important part of the holiday tradition. Even if your […]

Old-Fashioned Christmas Crafts

  Old-Fashioned Christmas Crafts Sometimes the best times are the simplest times. You and your family can have an old-fashioned Christmas by enjoying some fun holiday crafts. Here are five old-fashioned Christmas craft ideas to enjoy. Paper chain Paper chains can be made year around. However, they’re particularly fun during the holidays. They’re a wonderful […]

Homemade Edible Gifts from the Heart

Homemade Edible Gifts from the Heart Are you looking for a new way to show your appreciation and gratitude this holiday season? Are you looking to give gifts this year that are special and focus on giving rather than materialism? Consider making your own homemade edible gifts this year!   Creating Your Own Homemade Treats […]