Tag: volunteering

Volunteering Strengthens the Parent-Child Bond

My 11 year old son, E, and I volunteered at St. Ben’s Church on Thanksgiving when our own plans fell through.  We had such a wonderful time that we are now in full-fledged volunteering mode.  We have signed up to volunteer at the same church on Christmas Day;  I’m Jewish and my husband’s family is... Read more »

Thinking Outside the Box When Holiday Plans Change

I wrote this post 3 years ago and I liked it so much that I decided to post it again now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Volunteerism is a wonderful gift to share with your child. My son with special needs can’t handle uncertainty or a change in plans.  There was the horrendous... Read more »