Parenting Special Needs Children Together

Parenting Special Needs Children Together

People ask me what it’s like raising two boys with special needs, and I usually reply: "our life is a...

Self-Care in Three Steps

Self-Care in Three Steps

Parenting is the most messy, beautiful, exhausting, and rewarding job. Caring for someone with a special need can be all...

Managing Health Information: 7 Tips for Caregivers

Managing Health Information: 7 Tips for Caregivers

Doctors appointments, hospital visits, check-ups, prescription refills… When you're caring for someone with a special need or disability, it’s crucial...

Dating as a Disabled Person

Dating as a Disabled Person

I’ve always been a romantic – in love with awesome vistas, a good meal, a hearty laugh or those that...

Caregiving Around the Clock

Caregiving Around the Clock

This year is the 20th anniversary of November being National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month. The first Presidential Proclamation was issued...

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Service dogs are a great benefit to many different people. They can aid people with balance issues, seizures, or even...

A Story of Kindness From the NICU

A Story of Kindness From the NICU

The NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) was our introduction to the bizarre, new world of having a child with major...

Must Love (Service) Dogs

Must Love (Service) Dogs

Dogs have always been coined “man’s best friend.” They are intuitive to human behaviors and needs and have been a...

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

Action Items for When a Parent’s Health Suddenly Declines

I keep hearing the same thing in circles of my friends about parents getting older. It's this emotionally confusing time...

The Natural Progression of Life: Caring for Our Aging Parents

The Natural Progression of Life: Caring for Our Aging Parents

I have always considered my Dad to be my own personal Buddha. He offers honest, truthful—sometimes not what I want...

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