9 quick and easy tips to make a killer trick-or-treat night with Special Needs

Are you looking for a way to make trick-or-treating with autism easier? I've got 9 tips to make your outing a heck of a lot easier!

How can you make trick-or-treating with autism easier?

When my son was younger, we had a hard time going trick-or-treating. He seemed to like the idea of it, but there were just some things… ya know? Trick-or-treating with Autism can be tricky. There were things I found myself apologizing for, being frustrated with, or that he was super frustrated with. Over time we’ve come up with solutions that are helpful for us. I’ve also checked in with one of my mommy groups for some of their creative solutions as well. Today I’m sharing these tips with you to help your trick-or-treat go more smoothly this year. I’m also including a free printable addressing some of the common problems to help you spread awareness among your neighborhood.

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Bullying Prevention Books on Epic! – Review of My Top Picks

How do you teach your children about bullying? These 11 bullying prevention books and education on the topic are an integral part of our homeschool plan!  Special Needs Homeschool | Autism Bullying | Books about Bullying

Bullying Prevention Books are a part of our homeschool

How do you teach your children about bullying?  Last week I opened up and shared our bullying story with you for National Bullying Prevention Month. It’s a very important topic for our society as a whole, but it especially hits close to home for us. Because we dealt with bullying for some time, we are still dealing with the repercussions.  These bullying prevention books and education on the topic are an integral part of our homeschool!

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The Dark Side of Social Media for Special Needs Parents part 3

You have great news! But... you realize there is no one around you to hear. Special needs parents are often isolated. Let me share some alternatives!

The Me, Myself, and I of Special Needs Parents

The most amazing thing just happened! You can’t wait to share the great news. But… then you realize there is no one around to share it with. The congratulations you receive on social media are nice, but they feel empty. Or maybe this happens with your greatest sorrow, and there is no one to wrap their arms around you. The problem with the internet is that we can have a very lonely life despite how social it appears. I’ve talked about feeling like nobody cares and about playing the comparison game, but today it’s time to talk about isolation – an especially big concern for special needs parents.

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National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month

My son was a victim of bullying, rapidly morphing into an accidental bully himself. Is bullying a problem in your home? Have you experienced the profound sadness of watching your child deal with the effects of bullying? Or, perhaps equally torturous, watching your child bully others? Bullying was the main driver of our decision to homeschool.  Today I share more of our story with you in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month and how homeschooling helped us. Read to the end for a special discount on my bullying resources and more.

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The Dark Side of Social Media for Special Needs Parents part 2

Playing the social media comparison game? I've been there and I've seen the other side. Come take a peek and see what I suggest. Special Needs Parent Last week I wrote to you sharing about the Dark side of social media for special needs moms.

Last week I talked about how the silence of social media can be devastating. This week, let’s talk comparison game. I know it’s a problem, because I’ve been there too! How many hours are you wasting scrolling through feeds wondering how it must feel to have average kids and an average life? What would it be like to be able to go anywhere, anytime, and not have to worry about special needs or meltdowns? What would it be like to have a relationship without the extra strain? I’ve let these toxic thoughts take over in the past.  I’ve seen the other side and want to share it with you.

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