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Allergies and the Introduction of Solid Food

If there is a history of food allergies in the family, can the single mom help her baby avoid the need of a special diet by introducing solid foods at an earlier age? The controversy goes on and parents trying to avoid special needs diets for their babies find that while studies indicate the timing […]

The Sibling Support Project

The siblings of a special needs child have special needs of their own. The single mom struggles to give time to all of her kids, but extra time is often devoted to her child with special needs, whether the need stems from physical or mental health or educational needs. In addition to the normal rivalry […]

Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome is a mild form of Autism. In fact, many people call it High Functioning Autism, and it is considered to be part of autism spectrum disorder. Any warning signs that the single mom picks up on should be discussed with the child’s doctor so that her child can be evaluated. The symptoms can […]

Special Needs: Caring For The Caregiver

Being a care giver is a big responsibility. The single mom knows that as the main care giver to her family, the responsibility of her duties never goes completely away. Moms who have children with special needs have added responsibilities that can increase the financial, physical and emotional toll of being a care giver to […]

Special Needs Resources for Single Moms

Single moms know the responsibility of being the main caregiver is a stressful challenge. When the family includes a child with special needs, it’s often hard to find another mom who is struggling with the same challenges. The important thing to remember is that you are not alone and that you are not expected to […]