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Growing the Tree is committed to supporting and encouraging parents/caregivers of Special Needs children. We believe that you ARE the expert, and therefore YOU are your child’s best advocate for their development and growth on this journey.

Definitelty

Definitelty

  Last evening, my children and I went to our local YMCA.  We are fortunate to be a part of the largest "Y" in the US.  There are so many programs to choose from and the facilities are excellent.  My boys played air hockey and then smashed the racquetball around...

My Trees

My Trees

https://vimeo.com/113429135 These are my two youngest boys.  I love them so much it hurts.  I put this together just for fun, but after I worked on it and really watched it, I was totally drawn into their little worlds and how they function in life.  They are so...

So Many Things…..

So Many Things…..

I am one of those people who never stops thinking.  I go to sleep and even dream my thoughts.  It is mind numbing at times and also frustrating because they ARE great ideas.....but, I never seem to be able get them rolling into something tangible.  **sigh**. This...

Useful Phrases……

Useful Phrases……

  I often have problems coming up with responses to my children when they are showing me a work they have done, or perhaps I need to re-direct them but am short on kind, but firm words.  This is a great start to get those phrases in your head so that they are...

“How can I use this experience to move forward?”  Hi, I’m Cheryl, mum of 4 awesome humans, business owner, educator and an INFJ personality-type.  Thanks for stopping by Growing the Tree.    It is my sincere wish that you find understanding, connection and wisdom in our community that will help you create your own best life!