Jennifer Wheeler Wood

Jennifer Wheeler Wood is a Plainfield mom of seven and a frequent contributor.

Past articles

Chicago mom of seven graduates from law school

Jennifer Wheeler Wood hopes her degree will give her the tools to help families with special needs children. Read...

 

My son is smarter than me, and that's a good thing

Jennifer Wheeler Wood is being schooled by her son but that's just fine with her. Read...

 

Saying goodbye to the family dog

Reflecting on Bella's life before illness, and her permanent mark on the family's lives.  Read...

 

Special needs stepdad

The first time I knew my husband was going to be more than just your average stepdad to my three special needs children was three years ago when my oldest son lost his "transition item"-a small, rubber toy bat from Halloween many months before. He carried that bat everywhere-he ate with it, slept with it and just didn’t feel right if he didn’t have it. Read...

 

My Life | Family, special needs and love

People call us the “Brady Bunch, plus one,” but we have one thing the Bradys never had — kids with special needs. Read...

 

Three on the spectrum

My phone exploded when Jenny McCarthy appeared on Oprah. "Jenny's got a kid with autism, too. Do you know her?"  Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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