Sherry Milia

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Sherry is originally from WI but moved with her husband and 3 children to AZ in 2014. Sherry is a mom to 6-year old twin boys, Anthony and Dominic, and a 4-year old daughter, Naia. She finds herself on a journey every day managing an autoimmune disorder and finding balance between her typical children and her son with significant special needs. Sherry is a big advocate for special needs awareness and inclusion but is also always seeking ways for her family to find joy in their journey together and celebrating life's biggest and littlest milestones.
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Being Your Child’s Advocate: Choosing Advocacy over Anger

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I'd like to believe that we've all advocated for something or for someone at some point in our lives. As children, maybe we stood up for ourselves or someone else. Maybe we've supported a...

Please Excuse My Wheelchair

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You know how most of us use our 2 legs and feet to take us from point A to point B? Most of us are also able to stand up/sit down at will. Well...

Being Your Child’s Voice: Choosing Advocacy Over Anger – Part 2

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Since my last article, I've been asked what happened regarding the fill of our son's seizure medication.  Our son, Dominic, did get his medication filled at a local pharmacy. But, "filling it" was not that...

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

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You know when you can't believe something that actually came out of your child's mouth? Something profound, something funny, something embarrassing, or even something that stumps you. I've had my share of "Naia-isms" you...

Did Someone Say Cake? Why a Child with Special Needs Wants a Chance to...

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Who doesn't love a birthday party? Most kids do, including our son, Dominic, who recently celebrated his own 7th birthday with his twin brother. But, Dominic LOVES to be invited to other parties too....

Vulnerability in a World of Unknowns Can Actually Open Up Your World

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As a new member of this blog, I struggled with what to write about in my first post even though I had so many ideas in my head. Finally, it dawned on me. VULNERABILITY....