Being a Mama · Children · Uncategorized

Helpful Ideas on Moving Long Distance with Kids

  Two and a half years ago, we made a huge decision and moved our little family 2,000 miles away.  Away from our home.  Away from our families.  Away from our history. We wanted something different for our children than what one usually finds in southern California.  So we packed up, said goodbye, and headed… Continue reading Helpful Ideas on Moving Long Distance with Kids

Cooking · Trim Healthy Mama · Uncategorized

Low Fat and Dairy Free Home Made Refried Beans-THM E

I grew up in Southern California.  Home of GOOD Mexican food.  The Mexican food in the South is…lacking.  I was so excited to try this recipe, and it is good.  I like it on a taco salad with chicken breast and my kids like plain ol’ bean and cheese burrito’s.  If you’re the freezer meal… Continue reading Low Fat and Dairy Free Home Made Refried Beans-THM E

Children · Special Needs Children · Uncategorized

Helping E-Part 3

Hey there, if you’re new to the conversation, you can catch up here.

E got his referrals and new evaluations and was set up in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy fairly quickly. That was actually all pretty painless, the worst part was the wait. You don’t know when the phone will ring to schedule the evaluation, and when they do call, you have to basically drop what you’re doing to make it happen to not wait another month. Or two.

Being a Mama · Children · Special Needs Children · Uncategorized

Helping E-Part 2

No one likes walking into the middle of a conversation!  You can read part 1 here. After we met with the school officials about E’s IEP and determined they wouldn’t be able to help him, I went home and scoured the internet for solutions.  I was determined to help at least his physical delays, praying the mental would… Continue reading Helping E-Part 2

Children · Special Needs Children · Uncategorized

Helping E, Our Special Needs Son-A 3 Part Series

We didn’t know early on that E was different.  He hit all of his early milestones, including crawling at 9 months, which was 3 months earlier than his older brother.  But, he didn’t walk until 18 months.  That was our first indicator that something may be wrong.  Next was his language skills, but W was… Continue reading Helping E, Our Special Needs Son-A 3 Part Series