Park City Trip Diary : Day 4

Our last day started out fast and furious; we got everyone packed up and checked out, had breakfast, then raced over to Veronica’s snowboarding lesson at 9:00 am. Veronica wasn’t really into all of the rushing, plus she was in her snow gear while we were packing the car, so she got too hot. It […]

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 3

I’ve always wanted to cross country ski, it just looks so fun; sunshine, beautiful snowy trails. And a great workout. I’ve thought about ways to get our family out there, but wasn’t sure how to make it happen. What would Veronica ride in? And there’s this other little thing: my family snowboards and has never […]

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 2

We’ve taken LOTS of video, here a quick shot of V starting down the slalom run: We woke up to sunshine and a fresh layer of snow, and couldn’t wait to hit the slopes – although we were moving just a little bit slower. Our first stop was the National Ability Center (NAC) at Park […]

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 1

We arrived in Park City last night, and got up bright and early for our first day of snowboarding as a family. After picking up our demo snowboards we headed down to the National Ability Center (NAC) at Park City Mountain Resort for Veronica’s first sit-ski lesson (she wants it to be called snowboarding). She […]

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Seattle Pike Place Market

Seattle’s Pike Place Market is an icon of the city – Read my article about it for TravelingMom.com. Note about accessibility: The Market has a large street level with vendors selling anything from produce and flowers to locally-made leather goods and art work. There is a lot to see, hear and do. There are a […]

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Seattle’s Ballard Locks

The Ballard Locks in Seattle, otherwise known as the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, is a fun, free and relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Read my article on TravelingMom.com. Accessibility Note: The grounds and viewing areas for the locks are paved and accessible. Have fun!

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Communication Apps AAC for the iPad

One of my biggest hopes for my daughter’s new iPad is that it will help give her a better ability to communicate, I’m so excited about this technology. And the kicker is this is actually cool equipment, as opposed to all of the clunky funky stuff special needs kids usually have as options. Read this […]

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