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  • Thu 15 Nov 2018
  • Thu, November 15, 2018

Law Enforcement and First Responders

Finding yourself in an unexpected situation or emergency that requires law enforcement or first responders has the potential to be a terrifying experience.  There are so many things in even an ordinary scenario with typical family dynamics that could go wrong or change at any moment. It is important to have a proper plan in place for the situations in our lives that are somewhat predictable or considered likely to happen at some point. For example, if you live in a tornado zone, you…

Going out to eat with special needs

Going out to eat can be a very difficult experience for families with special needs.  The letter below by Tony Posnanski, a father and restaurant manager, is proof that there are plenty of kind people in the world.   Has someone gone above and beyond for you at a restaurant?  Do you have any tips or tricks for navigating this sometimes tricky situation or do you avoid going out all together?   I hope you enjoy this story of compassion and understanding….

Restaurants – Random Acts of Kindness Go a Long Way (Business Edition)

As a business owner or manager you wear many hats.  One hat you likely never take off is that of being a problem solver. Check out what restaurant manager, Tony Posnanski, did when presented with a seemingly typical problem.  Upon realizing this situation wasn’t as typical as it originally seemed, Mr. Posnanski made a decision that ultimately changed how he approaches life and customer service forever. This story has reached a broad audience.  Here is a small sample of those numbers: Huffington Post…

New Member Tips Part I – Caregiver Edition

Thank you so much for visiting our website!  As we are in the early stages of this project, there will be several changes, edits and updates as we move along. It may not look like much now, but with your submissions it can grow fast and we need your input!   On this journey you have undoubtedly already learned so much.  Whether you are still somewhat new to it or have been at this for a few years now, it is…