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Encouragement

As a special need parent, are you feeling lost, lonely, and a lack of connection? Are you tired of navigating alone, because no one seems to understand or "get it?" Friend, I get it, and I offer a unique place where you can be seen and heard.  Let's celebrate our successes and figure out challenges together. 

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Empowerment

Sign up for our newsletter and receive my free EFFECTIVE CHECKLIST. It helps you get out of your head and your rut so you can plan and parent from the heart. 

This is a proven process that helps you prioritize and plan. It helps you set goals that give you more freedom to engage with more joy and fulfillment. 

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Engagement

As moms, we tend to put everyone else first. As moms with kiddos with special needs, we often come in dead last. This leads to defeat, resentment, and depression.

Our membership community helps you make real connections. Giveaways, events, experts, virtual training, workshops and fun challenges help you connect.

We gain energy through engagement, learning new techniques, employing strategies, feeling better and getting excited about life. Join us today, and begin to see the difference that connection makes in YOUR life. 

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Community Blog Posts

Decision Fatigue

September 9, 2021

You may or may not have heard of this term before, but I can pretty much guarantee you that you’ve had this particular experience. Decision Fatigue is is the emotional and mental strain resulting from a burden of choices. The term, coined by Roy F. Baumeister, social psychologist and author of Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human […]

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Supporting Siblings

September 1, 2021

by Alexandra Lofton – Contributing Editor I have experienced first hand the adversity, and the unpredictability, that comes with growing up alongside a sibling with special needs. Although there have been hard times, I also want to reflect on the positive moments that contributed to a happy childhood, and give parents some tips on how […]

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Our Little Corner of the World

August 17, 2021

Andrew started school last week; the youngest of four with only 2 years of high school left. I’ve started thinking about transitions and the 18 plus program in our district and thinking about how that will feel. He will just be happy to be able to continue going to the campus and have activities and […]

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Angela

I created &friends to bring you together with other parents of special needs kiddos in order to create a space for YOU. Our community is a place to meet, share stories, successes, and trials. We offer coaching and some fun ways to connect and build each other up. Carve out time as it fits into your schedule so you can keep doing what you do--love and care for your child or adult who needs and deserves the very BEST in you. 

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