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Thule Chariot CX1 Jogging Stroller – Bike Trailer – Ski Trailer

I was especially excited to test-drive the Thule Chariot CX1 uber-versatile stroller that was provided for my review.  We’ve tried many jogging strollers and bike trailers over the years in efforts to bring V along for the ride; I was … Continue reading

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Affordable and Super-Portable Sun and Wind Shade

Typical summer activities for our family include going to the beach (usually at Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast) and boating on lakes and rivers in eastern Washington. When we go to the beach we’ll spend a day walking, flying … Continue reading

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Verizon HTC Rhyme

Only two weeks ago I was on the Disney Fantasy Preview Cruise with blogger friends from TravelingMom.com. On the cruise Verizon gave each of us TravelingMoms an HTC Rhyme to use and review. Professional travel photographer and fellow TravelingMom Kymri … Continue reading

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Sago, A Very Special Service Dog, Book Review

This post was written by my friend who witnessed the benefits of a service dog for her autistic child, then started an organization to help other families find a service dog of their own. By Carmel L. Mooney, Executive Director … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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iGuy – Cool kid-friendly iPad case

Leave to my daughter’s cool auntie and uncle to find this unique iPad case. It reminds me of Gumby. It’s free-standing and rubbery with these ingenious handles that allow kids (and adults) to easily hold and use their iPad. We … Continue reading

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Fitting shoes for your special needs kid

Recently someone asked me where I  buy shoes for my special needs kid, and when my daughter had foot orthotics, how I had shoes fit for them. My answer was simple – Nordstrom. I’ve always been a Nordy’s girl, so … Continue reading

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Caroline’s Cart – Grocery cart solution for special needs

If you have have special needs kid that has limited mobility or would benefit from being in the shopping cart seat but is too big, then this story is for you! I love taking my daughter with me places, but … Continue reading

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Thomashilfen Swifty Stroller / Pushchair Review

When my daughter outgrew her off-the-shelf stroller, I needed to find a replacement, but soon found that there was very little that met my criteria. All I wanted was something that was durable, could do a little off-road travel, provided … Continue reading

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