Free Printable: Friends Don’t Count Chromosomes

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Love this printable created my Melinda Martin from The Helpy Helper. Melinda is the Graphic Designer for my magazine the SpecialMoms Parenting Magazine.  In our latest issue one of the moms we interviewed shared a picture of her daughter sitting on the street with her friends with the following graphic drawn out in chalk.  She loved it so much she created this printable that is formatted for an 8 1/2 x 10 frame. Click on…Continue Reading

It’s Here Our 4th Issue of The SpecialMoms Parenting Magazine

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Welcome To The Fourth Issue of“the SpecialMoms Parenting magazine”.  I am so excited to share this issue with you! I can’t believe this is our fourth issue of the SpecialMoms Parenting magazine. It has been an extreme honor sharing the stories of these inspiring women who are making an impact in the #special needs community.  Over the last year we have interviewed over 20 motivating women and men who are advocating for their child with…Continue Reading

Chance To Win Great Giveaways From SpecialMoms


As a thank you for all of the support that my followers have shown to SpecialMoms and for all of the readers that are subscribed to the SpecialMoms Parenting Magazine, I wanted to say “a special thank you” and do some giveaways for the holidays! If you aren’t already signed up to the receive the SpecialMoms Parenting Magazine you need to subscribe here.  You are missing out on some wonderful interviews from some very inspiring…Continue Reading

Why Type-A Parent Is The First Blogging Conference On My 2015 Calendar

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It was a little over a month ago that I was in Atanta, GA attending my first #type-a parent conference.  Sure I attended the Bootcamp in Walt Disney World, which was amazing in and of itself, but I heard such fabulous things about Type A that I was so excited to be attending for the first time. My husband dropped me off at the airport and I was on my way.  A direct flight from…Continue Reading

So Excited To Be Attending the Type-A Parent Conference #typeacon


This will be my first time attending the Type A Parent conference in Atlanta, GA.  I have heard such wonderful things about this conference. I have attended a few blogging conferences in the past like BlogHer, BloggyCon, Type-A Bootcamp in Walt Disney World to Disney Social Media Moms Celebration “On The Road”. So Why Do I Attend Blogging Conferences? Each one of them seem to provide a different perspective on blogging and running a business…Continue Reading

National Down Syndrome Congress Convention Recap

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Welcome to the 42nd National Down Syndrome Congress Convention Recap! This was the first time that a convention like this was so close to home for me, and I was excited that my family was going to be able to take part in it with me.  Sure we went to Bloggy Con last year at Cedar Point which was fun, but that was geared towards bloggers.  The NDSC Convention boasts the largest annual gathering in…Continue Reading