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Mothers and Daughters: Raising Sisters

  Some of my favorite bloggers and writers are sharing their stories on mothering daughters and being daughters themselves. As the mom of a newly arrived bit of sugar and spice, I can’t wait to see what insights these ladies have to offer.     ((This weeks post comes from Courtney Bowden)) Did you watch… 

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Kitchen accessibility with the FunPod

So, it turns out that toddlers are allowed at the kitchen counter. I know. I was shocked too. Sometimes I miss the boat when it comes to “typical” toddler things. Not all things, mind you–and usually not the important things–but little things have been known to slip through the cracks around here. For Simeon, the… 

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My Wheelchair is Freedom (Guest Post from Kathleen Downes)

I am so terribly excited to share this post with you today. If your child has a disability, if they may someday need a wheelchair, this is for you. If your child does not use a wheelchair but knows someone who does, this is for you, too. I first read Kathleen Downes’ blog last summer… 

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Mothers and daughters: Raising women of God

Some of my favorite bloggers and writers are sharing their stories on mothering daughters and being daughters themselves. As the mom of a newly arrived bit of sugar and spice, I can’t wait to see what insights these ladies have to offer.       ((This week’s post comes from Carley Morse)) Before kids, I… 

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Mothers and Daughters: Guilt Has Nothing on Unconditional Love

  Some of my favorite bloggers and writers are sharing their stories on mothering daughters and being daughters themselves. As the mom of a newly arrived bit of sugar and spice, I can’t wait to see what insights these ladies have to offer.    ((This week, Emily Ladau and her mother, who are both affected… 

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Cautions and kudos for able parents raising disabled kids (Guest Post from Tonia)

Since the start of our journey raising a child with Spina Bifida, my husband and I have been lucky enough to meet many kindred spirits. These are people who have helped us to think differently about disability and who have shaped the way we view this new normal we find ourselves in. Parents like me… 

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Laughing at the “nevers” (or that time I defaced my son’s developmental questionnaire)

A few weeks back I realized that my son never had his two-year-old well check. Whoops. Somewhere in the chaos of sleep studies and trach removal and clinic appointments, I just plain forgot to schedule it.  But, since practicing a “better-late-than-never” parenting philosophy seems to be working out so far, I went ahead and made… 

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One Month

One month of kisses. One month of night time feedings. One month of baby girl fashions. One month of yummy meals and visits from friends and family. One month of squeezes and pokes courtesy of big brother. One month of sugar and spice. One month of Frances. One month of love The Stats: 8 Lbs… 

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Mothers and Daughters: The Era of Anti-Pink

Some of my favorite bloggers and writers are sharing their stories on mothering daughters and being daughters themselves. As the mom of a newly arrived bit of sugar and spice, I can’t wait to see what insights these ladies have to offer.        ((This week’s post comes from Karissa Knox Sorrell)) “Mom!” my… 

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Mothers and Daughters: 25 Things I Want My Daughter To Know

  Some of my favorite bloggers and writers are sharing their stories on mothering daughters and being daughters themselves. As the mom of a newly arrived bit of sugar and spice, I can’t wait to see what insights these ladies have to offer.   ((This week’s post comes from Lauren Casper.)) 25 Things I Want… 

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Choosing a bath seat when your child has Spina Bifida

My little munchkin has always loved bath time. His amphibious tendencies bring countless hours of bathtub bliss and have given me an endless source of photo-ops for snapping pics like the creepy mamarazzi I am. When my husband tries to remove Simeon from the bath, I regularly stop him saying “No no no! Hang on!… 

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