special stories

It all started with a story…

Once upon a time there were two sisters. One spring day they wanted their Mom to take them to the park and play. When they arrived at the park the older sister jumped out of the car ahead of her Mom and sister. She was so excited. “Come on Mom, hurry up! I am going […]

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Thousand Word Thursday: “Welcome to Holland”

Ever since I began Hadley’s Park and started speaking publicly about raising a child with special needs, I have used these wonderful words written by a very special mother. When you’re going to have a baby, it’s like planning a fabulous vacation trip – to Italy. You buy a bunch of guide books and make […]

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Thousand Word Thursday

I recently saw this on another mom’s blog and it made me think of some “thought provoking” photo’s I have in my collection. So every Thursday I am going to post a picture that I think is powerful, that expresses emotion, and speaks volumes to me. Here’s one that I believe is worth a thousand […]

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This little hand

Once upon a time there was the smallest, sweetest most precious miracle that god gifted to us. She came into the world eight weeks early and under some not so great circumstances but none the less after her birth and short stay in the hospital we both went home to start our new lives together. […]

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