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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 Ask When Researching Schools for Your Child with Special Needs

An NYC mom of four, including a son with special needs, searches for a middle school for her child with special needs and shares the top 10 questions and things to consider when interviewing schools.

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

Young Students Get a Lesson on Special Needs and Tolerance

One mother shares what the other kids in class are asking about your special needs child—and reveals how she handled answering them after her child experienced a very embarrassing incident at recess.

Sep. 27, 2011


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