May is National Foster Care Month. According to childwelfare.gov, it’s a time to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find...
Hi, my name is Jenny, and I am a recovering worrier. More than half of my life has been spent deep in the pits of worry. I was the toddler who hated going to daycare because I was worried my...
I am so grateful to the huge number of simple, quiet posts, "Me, too." The number is overwhelming. It should not be okay that the majority of women I know, of every age and background, have dealt with this. Whether they were raped, assaulted, degraded, belittled or made to feel uncomfortable, it does not matter. It is not okay.
Imagine controlling a TV using just your eyes. Maybe it seems like an over-the-top luxury to you. But what if you had a disability and this would make one facet of your life exponentially easier? This isn't sci-fi, folks....
A couple months ago, I wrote about my decision to try Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for depression. This little-known treatment is covered by most health insurance companies, cleared by the FDA, and recommended in treatment guidelines...
Domestic violence and abuse.  If you are lucky, it has never touched you. And I say lucky, because it really can happen to anyone. You may be sitting there thinking: no, I would never get involved with someone who could treat...
A lot of people are losing their jobs right now. Businesses are being deemed non-essential. Employees are staying home to protect their own health. Unemployment is increasing. If you are divorced, this may leave you wondering “how will my...
It's been a year since I left my full-time job. I can't believe it! Before leaving my 8-year career in higher education, I had joined the dream team, was working from home, and had been investigating how to start...
It’s funny how one thing can come to represent something completely unrelated. How something very simple can come to be symbolic of something very complex. For me it’s flowers. Simple. Beautiful. For me they’ve come to represent independence, truth,...
Co-parenting is hard.  Unless you’re one of those one-in-a-million divorced people that gets along great with your ex, coronavirus has made co-parenting phenomenally more difficult. A guidebook for co-parenting through a pandemic?  Yes, please. There is no guidebook for co-parenting.  Not really. ...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...