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Sneak Peek

Los Angeles, California
A Single Mom raising a special child and trying my best to balance real life with "what ifs". My life is full and often pretty crazy dealing with a Special Needs child and all that comes along with it, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Austin was born in Nov 2007 at 36 weeks. He was... Full Bio
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Special Needs Children's Blog Wins EPIC Award by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health You like me. You really, really like me. Last week I was nominated on Twitter for an award, Disney Epic Mickey's Epic Mom Blogger. The award was hosted by ... Read on »
We Will Be Celebrating Festivus Next Year by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health You know how sometimes you have a really great idea . Like dressing your toddler for a holiday party. Then remembering that you wanted a Christmas card photo in f ... Read on »
Disney Epic Mickey Searches For A Hero by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health The Disney franchise is famous for creating one of kind heroes and villains alike. As I was reading about the new Disney Epic Mickey game one description read, "players stri ... Read on »
In Which We Try To Stay Out Of The Hospital by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Early morning wake up calls by the Nurse are never a good sign. And when she says I have already called the hospital...even worse. Let's backtrack for a minute, Austin ... Read on »
Santa Says, Eat Your Vegetables! by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I made a Christmas video for Austin...or rather, I answered a few questions and uploaded some pictures. The folks at Portable North Pole actually made the video for Austin. ... Read on »
The Disney Fanatic's Christmas Tree by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Every year we (read: my mom ) decorate a themed Christmas tree. Usually the theme is based on a color scheme, last year the tree was top to bottom in black and silver...my b ... Read on »
'Tis The Season: First Picture With Santa by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Yes, you read that correctly. Austin has never met Santa in person before. If you recall, we do Holiday photo shoots at home. But knowing that Santa season is coming, I ... Read on »
My Kid Takes Great Pictures by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health or at least I think so. ;) But I'll be honest, there was a time I didn't always think so. When he was a tiny baby and underweight, a preemie, he did not always tak ... Read on »
So That Autism Thing... by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health This seems to be a never ending saga . Heh, right along with every other saga we have going on. Perhaps the blog name should be changed, take your pick Sneak Peek at Saga, o ... Read on »
Touched By The Lion King by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Last month I had the privilege of attending a showing of The Lion King while in Las Vegas for Blog World Expo . I made a date with my favorite Southern gal, Supercatcalhoun ... Read on »
Nothing To See Here, Folks by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I'm writing at Hopeful Parents today. Drop by and let me know what you think. If you missed Austin's 3rd birthday post be sure to check it out. Here's a ... Read on »
A Tigger-iffic Birthday by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Austin's last two birthday parties have been Halloween themed . That's the problem with being born so close to a holiday, it just meshes right in. So this year, for his 3rd ... Read on »
Halloween Crispy Treat Cupcakes by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Move over Emeril, Bobby and Jamie! There's a new chef in town. Tonight Austin helped decorate some goodies for his 3rd Birthday party tomorrow. What is that s ... Read on »
A Hypothetical Preschool IEP by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So let's say you had an IEP meeting scheduled for a Tuesday and on the previous Thursday you realized that you had a legal right to get the evaluation results in advance for ... Read on »
A Word To The Powers That Be by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We need to find a way to work together. School Administrators and Parents. Doctors and Parents. I am finding so many people are missing the ... Read on »
The {Great} Pumpkin Festival by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We went to a local Pumpkin Festival with the family. It was the perfect Fall day for Pumpkining. (Yes, I made it up.) We had two wagons, two strollers and ... Read on »
Quiet Time by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Sometimes you just need to relax with your best friend and a good book. Getting well requires lots of kisses and gifts from far away places. Thanks B ... Read on »
Why I Should Be Chosen For Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media Advisory Board by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media  is seeking to complete the formation of their 25-person Advisory Board. And t hey asked for my help . Sort of. They've stated that ... Read on »
How To Crowdsource For Special Needs Children by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health The buzz word in social media is " crowdsourcing ". A company has an issue or a question, wants to make a change or fill a job or position ...they crowdsource it. It me ... Read on »
Is Head Start Trying To Force Feed Your Kid? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health The other day I saw a tweet from a concerned Aunt (someone I do not know personally). Her 4 year old nephew had just started a Head Start preschool program, but was not allo ... Read on »