Coming to terms with illness

We'd like to recommend a blog from a friend and a blossomviller, because she articulated eloquently the experiences and growth many of us have experienced.

“This can’t be happening”  

“This happens to other people”  

“Why me?”  

These were just some of the thoughts that went through my

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7 Things You Don’t Know About A Special Needs Parent

An incredibly touching article, a heart-felt reason to become a Blossomviller - to inspire and be inspired by other like-minded Blossomvillers.

"Raising a child with any disorder, condition or special need, is both a blessing and a challenge. A challenge for the obvious reasons, and a blessing because you…

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It Takes a Community

It takes a village to raise a typical child. It takes Blossomville to raise a child with special needs.

A wonderful article to share. "Each of these disorders has books, websites, and national organizations devoted to them. Parents often know more about the specific disorder than any individual professional…

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What is Your Philosophy of Special Needs?

We Blossomvillers believe diagnoses are important but irrelevant when it comes to challenges, therapies and treatments, views and philosophies. Despite what the labels may say, our journeys are similar and have a lot to learn from each other.

That’s why we recommend Kacie Buzzard’s “My Philosophy of Autism”. A…

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9 Stages of Special Needs Parenting

"Today I went through my monthly ritual of looking for even more Facebook parent groups to join, in the hope that somewhere is the group of people who will understand our exact set of challenges — or better yet, have the right set of solutions.

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Guess what…

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You Know You're a Special Needs Parent When...

This is actually funny! It put a smile on my face and somehow gave me a strong sense of pride. Our experiences might be different, might be hard sometimes, but we are never alone.

You know you're a special needs parent when...

  • You say, “Don’t pull out…

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