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How I explained to my toddler that her baby brother has special needs

I was lying down in bed with my three-year old daughter Olivia and we were playing with Miguel when she asked me, “Mommy, is he a doll?” I was surprised. I asked her why she thought that about her brother and she said, “Because he doesn’t walk. He doesn’t talk. So, he is a doll.”

12339285_10153728639632567_1267411308750043594_oHonestly, I was caught off guard. Continue reading “How I explained to my toddler that her baby brother has special needs”

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How my other children cope with their baby brother’s disability

13934844_10154357983297567_1470095105814110804_nIt is tough for my girls Sofia (12), Elaina (8) and Olivia (4) whenever their baby brother has seizures and have to be taken by ambulance to the hospital. I remember the very first time that Miguel had a seizure and we called 911,  Continue reading “How my other children cope with their baby brother’s disability”