On Facebook the TV show Speechless has a clip going around about their season premier that says "disability is no excuse." It literally made me stop because this is has been my slogan for a long time but truthfully I have been allowing my daughters disability get in the way of something...her love for make… Continue reading Bonding Over Makeup With My Daughter
Dancing, yes this kid is throwing another hurdle at me. Lilly has always loved dancing from a baby and we have in the past tried adaptive dance lessons when she was a toddler. You can probably hear a BUT it's a huge BUT...Her physical regression. It's hard to sign her up for anything because you… Continue reading Medical Mom: Wheelchair Dancing
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
This post has affiliate links in it. The opinion in expressed in it are mine alone. 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… 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!