Practical Tip #44 Surviving Winter Months

When my boys were very young, someone gave our family an inside swing.   Both my boys loved it.  It was great for rainy and snowy days when the kids couldn’t go outside to play.  We used this item for years.

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Practical Tip #22 Chores & Special Need Children

A month after Tristan was placed in our family, we had early intervention therapists come to our home.  Susan was Tristan’s developmental therapist.  She came to our home weekly for two years.  Susan and I spent a lot of time together. I clearly remember one of our chats. She would gently encourage me by saying, “ALL children need to do chores.  A child needs to feel like part of the family.  Special needs children must do chores.”


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