Founder's Circle

Finding Opportunity in Crisis

As we all try to find our way through massive changes in our lives brought about by COVID-19, my heart goes out to military families and to our Naval Special Warfare families in particular.  Drawing from the wisdom and experience of some older NSW moms, who have faced tragedy, fear, financial difficulty, uncertainty, child issues, … Continue reading "Finding Opportunity in Crisis" Read More >>

The IDEA Act and You: Advocating for Testing and Evaluation

As Naval Special Warfare service members defend our country abroad, I can’t help but reflect on how fortunate we are to live in this country. One of the many amazing opportunities we have as Americans is federal law that requires that our children’s educational needs be met. This is especially important for children with disabilities … Continue reading "The IDEA Act and You: Advocating for Testing and Evaluation" Read More >>

New Year, New Decade, New Goals… Same Mission.

January has brought an opportunity for reflection and for thinking about the year ahead, and the decade ahead.  Here at SEALKIDS, it is amazing to think that about the way it all started 8 and ½ years ago with a mom and her kids talking around a kitchen table. It seems like yesterday…and at times, … Continue reading "New Year, New Decade, New Goals… Same Mission." Read More >>

Celebrating Your Children This Holiday Season

This past weekend while most people were holiday shopping, we were celebrating college graduations. Two of our kids walked across the stage, one for an undergraduate degree and the other for his MBA. Both have worked so hard, in school and out, and both took longer than planned to complete their degrees, but it didn’t … Continue reading "Celebrating Your Children This Holiday Season" Read More >>

If I had to do it all over again…

As a young mom, I remember being told to take a “wait and see” approach as my child struggled through the first three years of elementary school. Yes, the school implemented extra support, but it never made the difference or put him in step with the other children. He started to show signs of depression … Continue reading "If I had to do it all over again…" Read More >>