Gluten-free at Disneyland

I have a gluten allergy, and last summer when our family visited Disneyland I had a hard time finding gluten-free options in the Disneyland park.  I was so hungry and spent so much time searching for gluten-free options that it was hard to have a good time. Hopefully you can learn from my experience so […]

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Free Beach Wheelchairs in San Diego

The beach is definitely my happy place, the huge ocean seems to carry my worries away.  I just wish it wasn’t such a challenge for my special needs daughter to enjoy it; all that deep, soft sand makes pushing a wheelchair just about impossible.  Did you know that many coastal communities have beach-accessible wheelchairs available […]

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Favorite Gifts from Christmases Past

I’ve been working on V’s Christmas list, I know everyone’s going to be asking for it on Thanksgiving, but it’s always so tough.  She has specific physical limitations and can’t tell me what she wants, so it becomes an educated guessing game. I have boxes of stuff from years past that we bought in hopes […]

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Thanks to the parents that have blazed the trail before us

While I was waiting at the pharmacy today, a young man came in who obviously had developmental disabilities.  He was talking loudly to himself, then started talking to some of the people waiting for their prescriptions to be filled.  I sat back and watched, curious as to how people would respond.  I was pleasantly surprised.  […]

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Warren Miller – Fun family tradition

 Nothing gets you pumped for the ski and snowboard season like a Warren Miller film.  I have great memories going to Warren Miller events with my dad when I was a kid.  I remember watching in awe as the skiers seemed to defy gravity, flying off the face of mountains, shredding the extreme mountain […]

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Park City here we come!

  Did I mention that I was recently selected to be a Park City Snowmama? I’m soooo excited! I can’t wait to try adaptive skiing with Veronica. Park City also has the National Ability Center, which will really be fun to explore. I’ll be doing some recon  and will definitely be sharing all of my […]

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