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Co-Parenting: How to Work Together After Divorce

Co-Parenting: How to Work Together After Divorce

Sending Your Kids to College Co-Parenting is getting better.  People going through divorce are getting smarter. They’re looking for ways to work …

Financial Help for Families with Special Needs

Financial Help for Families with Special Needs

Many families don't realize that there is financial help for families with special needs.  Having a special needs child can be very expensive. …

Does Your Elderly Parent Need A Care Manager?

Does Your Elderly Parent Need A Care Manager?

Most people I come across do not understand the role of a Geriatric Care Manager.  Caring for elderly parents is among the most noble sacrifices a …

Moving Beyond Self Doubt

Moving Beyond Self Doubt

Self doubt can cause many of us to be held back from following our dreams and aspirations. FamilyAffaires.com Contributor, Dr. Dan Gottlieb shares …

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How an Autistic Female Survived Vacation

How an Autistic Female Survived Vacation

I am an Autistic Female.  For the average person, vacations aren’t usually events that must be “survived.” Not necessarily so when you’re on the autism spectrum. Last month my family and I went on a cruise and …

Challenges of Special Needs Parenting

Challenges of Special Needs Parenting

The Grass is Not Always Greener on the Other Side Special Needs Parenting can be a tough job and balance.  Often times, parents, whether special needs or not will think that other parents have it better. …

Special Needs Parenting, It Takes a Trained Village

Special Needs Parenting, It Takes a Trained Village

by Elissa Lewin~At the most recent Nancy’s House retreat, Roberta, who was struggling with special needs parenting, had a hard time with our “no phones” rule.  What if her family needed to reach her?  What if …

Back to School Tips for Special Needs Parents

Back to School Tips for Special Needs Parents

by Bev Borton~ Everyone knows school supplies are essential, but who is taking time for mental and emotional preparation as well?  Here are some back to school tips for Special Needs Parents. Having been a teacher …

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