Giving Experiences Not Toys This Year

It’s the giving season, right? but who says that “giving” always has to mean toys, clothes or just more stuff? I like giving experiences!!! It can create memories, help build skills and provide fun for the entire family. We ask you what experiences you love with your families ! What you would want your kids to have instead…

Harry Potter Gift Guide

If you’ve got a Harry Potter-loving muggle in your life, then consider your holiday shopping done. There are so many amazing items for fans of the wizarding world, from cups and itty bittys to more high-end items like magic wands. With lots of options at every price point, you’ll be sure to cast a spell…

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SAFETY TIPS

Christmas shopping safety tips to prepare you for the Holiday season. Criminals love Christmas. It’s a pretty lucrative season for them. While we’re enjoying the most wonderful time of the year, they’re busy looking for easy marks to target. Take your car keys out of your purse before you leave the store. People who want…

Amazon Rolls Out Free Shipping for All Holiday Season

As we gear up for the holidays, we all ask ourselves, “How are we going to shop for everyone on our list?” Then we remember the best invention of all: Amazon. Amazon makes it easy to fill up your shopping cart with gifts for all your family and friends, and press “Buy” in one simple swoop—without even having…

Reality, Do You Need Friends As A Special Needs Mom

About 5 years ago, I brought my then 3 year old daughter to the Children’s Museum to spend the day with some friends and their children. This day at the museum, like many others, my daughter was not wearing shoes. We had a normal day at the museum filled with fun, laughter, and a couple…

Raising ASD Kids Without Family Nearby Can Be A Downer

I overhear other mommies talking about her weekend plans thanks to “Mimi and Papi” “Grandma and Grandpa” while watching there kids. I see grandparents walking with their grand kids to school as I frantically wrangle my kids into their seats, throw a Pop tart at them barely making it to the School in time to shove…

How To Cope With Teacher Fatigue

Teacher fatigue, or teacher burnout, is a creeping struggle that just about every teacher has felt at some point during their career. It can last a week, it can last a semester, or it can nag at you for years. Regardless of its duration, it’s a serious problem and one that needs to be addressed…

Halloween Events & Fall Festivals in South Brevard

Friday October 5th  Fall Sensory Night in Viera, for all Exceptional Needs and family  Saturday October 6th The Great Pumpkin Rescue in Rockledge, $5/participant  Friday October 12th  New Hope Trunk or Treat in West Melbourne, free for all ages Boo At The Zoo in Viera, cost of zoo admission Saturday October 13th Turkey Creek Fall Arts & Crafts…

Disney Dreamers Academy now Accepting Applications

100 high school students to be selected for an exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime program in March 2019 Applications are being accepted now through Oct. 31, 2018, for the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine. This annual outside-the-classroom mentoring program is scheduled for March 21-24, 2019, at the Walt Disney Resort in Florida. The program helps 100…