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How Advent Reminds me of my Identity as a Daughter, by Anne Jones

Much of the last fourteen years of my life, the focus has been on motherhood. In a particular way, I think being a special needs parent constantly keeps my attention on being a mother, not only in the day-to-day caring of children, but also in all the doctor and therapist appointments, the seemingly constant filling…

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How To Observe Advent As A Special Needs Parent

Christmas is coming and it’s easy to be overwhelmed, especially as a special needs parent. You’ve already got more on your plate than the typical parent, plus all the additional tasks of preparing for Christmas. But it is possible to slow down, observe Advent, and enjoy a Christmas focused on Christ, without becoming frazzled or…

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The Jesse Tree For Families: A New Easy Advent Tradition

This post contains affiliate links. You don’t need to miss out on observing Advent just because you’re a special needs parent. Preparing for Christmas can seem overwhelming because on top of all the extra work you do as the parent of a child with disabilities you’ve now got to squeeze in all the shopping, decorating,…