Adrenal Insufficiency, Disability Advocacy, g-tube, Grief, Medically Fragile, Parenting Advice, Special needs parenting

Why I’m a Helicopter Parent

Five years ago I had found out I was pregnant, and I was scared but so excited for the future. I remember gazing at the first ultrasound picture of my baby. We called the baby “nugget” because in the photos it looked just like a peanut. Now 5 years later, I have a 4.5-year-old son,… Read More Why I’m a Helicopter Parent

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Grief, Medically Fragile, Special needs parenting

The Honest Dark Feelings about Parenting a Child with Special Needs

Recently at church, we discussed the topic of pride. The feeling we all have of being proud of ourselves, our accomplishments, and of what we have. I had to stop and think for a moment about how pride was affecting me. I realized that it isn’t necessarily my own pride, but my own insecurity and… Read More The Honest Dark Feelings about Parenting a Child with Special Needs