Blogs:A Loving Journey

The truth about being a special needs parent: A Loving Journey


We learned a long time ago to laugh a lot. Because sometimes it’s all we can do.

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What will 2018 bring for you?: A Loving Journey


Let's think of 2017 as a year of challenges successfully met.

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9 survival tips for Special Needs Parents


Being a parent of a child with special needs carries its own unique challenges. It's helpful to keep some survival tips in mind.

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes: A Loving Journey


Let the baking and cooking begin and try something new!

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‘Tis the season for disinfecting: A Loving Journey


Cold and flu season is here, and so it begins – sniffles and sneezing, fevers and headaches.

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Keeping the lines of communication open: A Loving Journey


Tell your children you will always be open to hearing them out, no matter what.

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My favorite special needs equipment: A Loving Journey


Read reviews before jumping through the insurance hoops to make your purchase.

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5 steps to help your child become excited about reading: A Loving Journey


As school is off to a fresh start and the book fairs and book orders begin, some of you may […]

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How to prepare your family for severe weather: A Loving Journey


September is National Preparedness Month. Is your go-bag ready to go?

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Shoe shopping for orthotics: A Loving Journey


Finding the right pair of shoes for my son’s current DAFO situation has become trial and error.

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About This Blog

Trish Schaeffer is a mom of three active boys—two of them with special needs. Trish will write each week on topics relevant to families with special needs. Whether she’s educating you about something she’s learned, offering advice or simply sharing a piece of her world, she does so with a compassion and persistence that inspires.

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