When you live in the day-to-day life of regression it can be easy to lose hope in your child making gains physically. Since Lilly was born we have made physical and occupational goals to work on. As a baby it was things like learning to sit up and once she conquered that we would move onto… Continue reading Through A Child’s Eyes
This post contains sponsored links. The opinion that I expressed are mine alone. In the past 2 years Lilly has sadly slowly out grown our Bob Revolution stroller that we invested in once we knew Lilly had long-term mobility issues. The Bob was our go to equipment for long outings like shopping, going to the… Continue reading A Convaid Cruiser Stroller For Lilly
Today I am talking about something I have never blogged about but is a huge part of our life.....Essential Oils. It honestly has been a life saviour in our household with Lilly's Chronic Pain. The first time I ever heard about Essential Oils was through other bloggers, (reading all those post!) Last week with Lilly… Continue reading Essential Oils & Us
Ellen Stumbo started a conversation on her Facebook page surrounding the article #SayTheWord, Not "Special Needs". It was interesting reading other people's perspectives but I realized something: My perspective comes from having a personal relationship with words like: Disabled, Special Needs, Handicap, Stupid, Slow Learner All these words that have at one point been used… Continue reading I Am Not Disabled, Special Needs Or Handicap
Food is what keeps us alive. Humans can not live without hydration and nutrition. Everywhere you look people are eating but what if you can not eat? I mean physically eat? That is the reality facing parents raising children with disability. I know because I am one of those moms. In mommy group forums you see… Continue reading Early Years: Breastfeeding, Formula Feeding, Basically Feeds!
A while ago another special needs mom wrote a status that her son was diagnosed with PTSD. My first thought was, "don't soldiers only get PTSD?" Before that post it never crossed my mind that a child could have PTSD. A fellow blogger that I follow, (and link up at) Jolene Philo released a book last month… Continue reading Does My Child Have PTSD?
I started blogging in 2011 by accident with my first blog Lilly Through The Valley. A medical professional suggested it after seeing my play based therapy activities that I made for Lilly and told me "More Mom's need these ideas." Back than social media wasn't what it is like today. It was actually hard to… Continue reading Why I Unliked The Mighty