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Michaela Searfoorce

Michaela Searfoorce is the never-stay-at-home mom of three exceptional children, with one more on the way. She and her husband relocated from Manhattan's Upper West Side to Brooklyn to raise their family. Though her degrees and career have been in music performance and education, she has found a new kind of fulfillment in motherhood and advocating for people with disabilities, especially her son. Read more of Michaela’s personal stories and top-ten lists both thought-provoking and funny at thefoorce.com.

Email: editor@nymetroparents.com

Michaela Searfoorce Articles (4)

10 Things to Consider in Your Special Needs School Search

Finding the best school for your child with special needs can seem overwhelming. An NYC mom of four, including one with special needs, shares her top 10 things to consider when looking the for the right school for your child with special needs.

Mar. 27, 2013

The Importance of Lying to Others

Sometimes telling a lie is the polite thing to do, right? One mom whose son doesn’t quite grasp the delicate art of social “glossing over” riffs on the theme—and hopes you’ll remember her words when the time is right.

Apr. 02, 2012

Tidings of Joy

Mom blogger Michaela Searfoorce, an NYC parent of two toddlers and a preteen son with special needs, reflects on her blessings in honor of the upcoming holiday season.

Dec. 02, 2011

Elementary School Students Get a Lesson on Tolerance

Young children don't always understand what it means to have special needs. One mom shares how she explained her son's special needs to the young kids in his class, and how the children then brought tolerance to the classroom.

Sep. 27, 2011

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