There's no denying the fact that valuing and respecting all life, including the lives of the disabled, is never the easy or politically expedient thing to do. In fact, it's usually the most difficult.
EMDR is a great tool for healing from the traumas and PTSD that naturally occur raising medically complicated kids. Here's how it worked for me.
As we raise our children, we try to remember that we are their stewards for the time being. This practice is a little more intensified when your child nears the brink of death, and is brought back to life again.
You've probably heard the phrase "offer it up" as a super-Catholic, sometimes flippant response to life's problems. If you've ever wondered what it actually means, this is the post for you.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to feed a developmentally delayed 3 year old on a ketogenic diet -- and who hasn't?! -- this is the post for you! Here's what it takes to prep a single day's worth of food, liquid, and medication.
Where did the Wilkens kids get those weirdo names, and why? All your questions answered here...
Gotta medical problem that is neurological in nature? These are your go-to friends in heaven.
A couple months ago an unexpected wave of special needs grief hit me like a ton of bricks during Mass. Here's why, and here's what I did about it.
A peek into Oscar's new big boy, Montessori(-ish) play space. What we love about Montessori is that it empowers him to take ownership, to easily express his preferences, and to engage with his environment and his family.