Thanks to an adventurous friend, I recently discovered several beautiful parks near Wilmington Delaware. I found irony in it, though. For the past two decades we ventured to that area, south of Pennsylvania, for the girls' appointments at DuPont Hospital for Children. The drive is about an hour for us. We typically high-tailed it home after doctor appointments. We found it funny to willingly head south along I-95 for Wilmington, Delaware. Nevertheless, on an overcast day we set off to check out Alapocas State Park and the Can Do Playground. We planned lunch along the Christina River and a stop at the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge. *I should note that this was during Covid-19 precautions. Immediately the forest at Alapocas beckoned us in. Just as quickly, we also found ourselves a bit lost! The most stressful part of our day was, in fact, finding parking at an accessible entrance to the Alapocas Park trails. We started by heading to the Can Do Playground completely underestimating the size of this state park. Fortunately, all was not lost when we found the Continue Reading
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Wheelchair costumes ready to go!
Trick or Treating is getting a lot of attention this year as people decide how to go about it safely. Honestly, it was always complicated for some of us. I never knew more about the accessibility of our neighborhood until we started taking the girls out for Halloween in their wheelchairs. Rocket ship Wheelchair cover I may be late to the game here, but I just discovered that Target offers some ready-to-to Wheelchair costumes. This would have relieved some of the stress for us, so I thought I'd pass it along. (I can't be the only one that takes it on the day before...or can I?) I see they are currently taking 20 percent off once in the cart. Pirate costume for wheelchairs Looks like Disney got in on the act, too! They are advertising new markdowns: Cinderella wheelchair costume Enjoy! And share a photo in the comments if you have a great Wheelchair costume idea! Continue Reading