Why Special Needs Moms are Exhausted All the Time, But Will Never Ask for Help

Why Special Needs Moms are Exhausted All the Time, But Will Never Ask for Help

“You drink a lot of coffee.” Yep. I do. I hear that one little sentence all the time. The problem is most people don’t want to hear the explanation. Daily life with a special needs child is a series of rapid fire, interrogations that a parent can never answer correctly. In fact, special needs moms…

Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids
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Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids

Building gingerbread (or graham cracker) houses is one of my family’s favorite Christmastime traditions–the more elaborate and candy-laden, the better. But this year we opted to change up our family tradition by following a Gingerbread Man story theme, complete with baking and decorating giant Gingerbread Men. This dark, spicy gingerbread dough bakes into a cookie…

About Me

Hi! I’m Kim Staten! Super-mom in training of four daughters, including 3 teenagers and 10 year old with high-functioning Rett Syndrome. I’m also a pastor’s wife, music director, daycare owner and homeschooling mama. I’m tired just typing that out… We’ve been homeschooling, both overseas and in the U.S. for 14 years. I have also been…