I see you. You who share your wounds publicly. I see your vulnerability whether it’s with the hashtag or sharing part of your story. The courage I see in you inspires me. I admire your bravery and strength and...
Parenting or being a full-time caregiver to a child with a medical or mental-health diagnosis or disability is hard. It is stressful. It is exhausting.  Before I go any further, let me preface this by saying:  I am a parent to...
Hey mama,  I know you’re on the eve of a new year and a new decade. In 2020, we'll have Valentine's Day on a Friday and both the 4th of July and Halloween on a Saturday. How exciting!  Except 2020 is...
Having physical limitations as a mom has been difficult because there are certain tasks for my girls that I’m not able to do. I’m not able to get them dressed or give them a bath. However, what I can do, is help pick out their clothes, or chat with them during bath time. Sadly, I haven’t found any way to assist with diapers… oh darn ;) I have found ways to make feeding them easier, safer ways to carry them, adapted games to play together, and many more tools and ideas that make mom-ing more accessible.
This too shall pass… This is a life motto I learned many years ago in a story told around a campfire at summer camp. It has carried me through times both good and bad. It serves as a reminder that...
Cheers to a Colorado Springs mom who helped create a beautiful new music video that raises "disability visibility." Carve out four minutes to watch SPACES. It will be a highlight of your day — promise! (This is not a sponsored...
When I dreamed of being a mom, living with autoimmune disease never appeared in that vision. When I thought about all the lessons I would teach my children, managing a chronic illness never made the list. Now I can't help...
I want a good life.  A happy life. Don’t we all? Don’t we all want a life that is Facebook worthy? One that is full and that we are proud of? I bought into the lie that I must be...
Navigating through the teen and young adult years is stressful and confusing. Imagine if you also had to wonder where you would sleep that night and whether you would eat that day? Tragically, homelessness is the situation for many Americans,...
“Now, will you finally leave him?” Surprise, shock, and disbelief each took their turn. “What do you mean? Why would you say that?” She took her time. But here in this moment, the years of therapy we had participated in were finally...

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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...