One of Sarah's tactile art renderings of a map of Colorado.
Posted by J. E. Pinto | 03/20/2018 | Parenting, Stories
When my sighted daughter, Sarah, was a toddler, I worried that as her blind mom, I’d miss out on exploring arts and crafts with her. Coloring books, paint-by-numbers, water colors—everything marketed for kids was visually oriented. Read more Enjoying Tactile Crafts with Kids...
Lots of colorful crayons in a basket with a blue background.
Posted by Karen Anderson | 03/06/2018 | Education, Parenting
My mom, who was also blind, had been a teacher before I was born. She understood child development and was determined that I would participate in the same activities my sighted peers were doing, even if that meant I did them slightly differently.  Read more Coloring Inside the “Tactile” Lines...
Elizabeth and Oriana Riccobono smile big for the camera while holding their canes.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 02/27/2018 | Parenting, Stories
Out of love, my parents clothed me. Out of love, they kept me safe. Out of love, they praised me for jobs well done. Out of love, they encouraged me to achieve all of my dreams. Read more Out of Love...
Mark and Melissa Riccobono smiling.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 01/16/2018 | Parenting
All parents have questions and worries about their children, no matter how old their children get. Is she eating enough? Read more Join the National Federation of the Blind Parent Mentoring Program...
Nicholas doing yard work.
Posted by Alison Tarver | 01/03/2018 | Education, Parenting
My son Nicholas was born into this world with a bit of difficulty to say the least. The hows and whys are not as important as the journey that Nicholas and my family have been on since April 2006. Read more Braille Literacy: Success for Everyone...
The Riccobono family sits on a park bench smiling.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 11/21/2017 | General, Parenting
It’s Thanksgiving already! This time of year always makes me reflect on all I have to be thankful for and how my family and I can help others. Read more A Day of Service...

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