Long ago I learned that staying organized in the car was essential to my sanity. Having a special needs child, I have to be mindful of what he may need on the road. But all parents can relate to the mass chaos of traveling with kiddos. That’s why I put together my tried-and-true checklist for stocking the old family roadster this summer. Happy trails!
Expecting a bambino? Excited and terrified, all at the same time? Have no fear, Hendricks Regional Healthis here! With our first child, my husband patiently attended a TON of prenatal classes with me. I wanted to know what to expect and Childbirth Classes did just that. Here’s some of what we took …
In addition to my professional titles, at home I am CEO, CFO and CIO (you get the point). I'm kind of a big deal in my family. To keep it all together, I use a family management app called Cozi. It helps me coordinate schedules, manage “to do” lists, maintain shopping lists, and since my husband and I both have smartphones, we have our family's information on the go.
With tax season here, it is a great time to think about how you track medical expenses for you and your loved ones. As a parent of a special needs child, I have gleaned some helpful record-keeping tips both from my own personal experiences as well as advice from a tax professional. Whether you consult a pro or go it alone, keeping good records is a must. Here are a few tips to help you track medical-related expenses year-round to ease the stress of tax time.
My family is like millions of others today. We’ve been through divorce, found happiness again through remarriage, and we’ve blended two sets of wonderful kids into our home to create a new family unit. In our case, that family unit is kind of big–six kids in all–and it keeps growing as the older ones find their own significant others. And, just like other families, the holidays present special challenges for us when it comes to juggling time with our loved ones.