Moms of autistic or other special needs kids can feel very alone from symptoms to diagnosis to ongoing care. My guest today, Wendy Hilton, is a mom of three with special needs kids. Wendy is one of the Busy Mom Writers and she’s here to encourage you and share some practical tips she’s learned on her journey.
More About My Guest
Wendy Hilton is a co-owner of HipHomeschoolMoms.com lives in the South with her wonderful hubby and 3 great special needs kiddos. She’s a Christian, homeschooling, work-from-home mom. She’s homeschooled for 17 years, and I love encouraging moms who homeschool their special needs kids!
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Dear Mom of a Special Needs Mom, You’re Not Alone – Moms of special needs kids can feel very alone from symptoms to diagnosis to ongoing care. My guest, Wendy Hilton, is a mom of three with special needs kids. Wendy is one of the Busy Mom Writers and she’s here to encourage you and share her journey.
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