Tag Archives: special needs travel

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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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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Hotel Review: Four Seasons Seattle

I recently reviewed the Four Seasons Seattle for TravelingMom.com – read my review. What I want parents of special needs kids to know: The Four Seasons Seattle is definitely luxurious and in a fantastic location, but what I loved the … 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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Disneyland Disappointment for My Special Needs Kid

Two hours into our Disneyland adventure and I wanted to cry. For five months my daughter had endured significant health struggles and severe pain, the one thing I kept telling her was, “When you’re well enough to travel, we’re going … Continue reading

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