Category Archives: Park City

Adaptive ski in Park City

Sled Hockey at the National Ability Center

If you’ve been watching the Paralympics, you’ve witnessed some inspirational stories and incredible events.  The strength of the human spirit has been on full display, serving as a reminder that anything is possible. Right now we’re watching the USA vs … Continue reading

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Getting Treated Like a VIP – Flying Solo with My Special Needs Child

I’ve flown a lot by myself and with my whole family, but never alone with my special needs daughter. Just her luggage and equipment takes a small village to manage, or at least the extra support of my husband and … Continue reading

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Packing for a Ski Vacation

Last year we took our first family ski vacation with my special needs daughter – she’s 13! We’re a family of snow lovers, so why did it take so long? Honestly, fear. There were so many unknowns that it became … Continue reading

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Holiday Family Camp at the National Ability Center

Last night I told V that she was going to the Holiday Camp at the National Ability Center (NAC) in Park City, Utah. I should have waited until morning, she was up all night, too excited to sleep! I understand … Continue reading

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Surviving TSA Without Breaking a Sweat

Getting through TSA with my family is a comedy worthy of a Sundance short film. I have a daughter with special needs meaning extra equipment and medications. Last family vacation I had an aggressive travel plan which included each family … Continue reading

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Gluten Free in Park City

I’m gluten free, which really isn’t that big of a deal for me when I’m home; I’ve been doing this for a while. I know where to shop and have some great restaurants with gluten free menus in my community. … Continue reading

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What Not to Forget: Packing for a Ski Vacation

Don’t forget anything on your next ski vacation – See my ski vacation packing list written for Snowmamas.com and download the list. Enjoy your ski vacation! Read our Park City Trip Diaries to find out more about adaptive skiing, horseback … Continue reading

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Trip Diary: Vacation for the Whole Family

Our family had a very special trip to Park City, I’ve written about it a lot here, the opportunity really changed the way I want our family to live. I need to find more activities that help my special needs … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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