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Special Needs Siblings

When Your Sibling Has Special Needs, Your Needs Are Special Too

Heather C. Miller | Posted 04.01.2016 | Parents
Heather C. Miller

I know not everyone's story is the same. Some siblings may have better coping skills to deal with the ups and downs. Some people are naturally good at looking at the bright side, while others need some help finding the light... and that's OK too.

To The Typical Siblings

Ellen Stumbo | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Ellen Stumbo

You are perhaps more mature than someone your age. You've probably had more responsibilities than most of your peers. I guess in some ways you've lived a different life, life impacted by disability.

My Big Girl and Her (Like a) Baby Brother

Jamie Krug | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Jamie Krug

I need to remind myself that we are neither making nor breaking her with each parenting decision we make. And that sometimes, she is less fragile than I give her credit for and stronger than I ever thought.

Dear Summer Camp 'Buddy'

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

I saw your eyes shine on the last day of camp when Zoe handed you the friendship bracelet she made, and your shy smile in return when you gave Zoe the necklace you brought for her. I saw the light on both your faces, and that moment, that week, is something my family won't ever forget.