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...
In my “other life,” I am a student advisor to adult students. Please allow me to brag for just a moment. I have been working with this population of students for about eight years now. These are not your “traditional” 18-...
One of the many things I appreciate about children is their ability to be happy and optimistic. I admire their resilience and their pure sense of joy. I recently read a book, The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor, which...
“I don’t know.” These words are powerful. Do you feel emotion around these words?  What does it feel like for you to say these words? To your boss? Your spouse? A client? Your friend?  Your children? What does it feel like when...
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...
This week, our kids went back to school for the first time in five months.  They were masked up, but excited to be back in the classroom with other kids and their teachers.  I went back to school as...
Unprecedented time. Life upended. Interruptions and delays. Lulls. The new normal. These words and phrases have become prominent in our conversations this year. We grapple with the challenges of a pandemic and all of our lives have drastically changed —...
Like most of you, I’m constantly doing work to become a better person – as a mother, wife, employer… I believe there is a need to work on myself. I read self-help books, meditate, and listen to podcasts. Most...
It is hard to believe December is here! To say this year has been unusual is an understatement. At times, the world has felt unrecognizable. Filled with medical, economical, and emotional burden. Topped off with social unrest. Amidst the uncertainty...
It’s interesting the things you learn when you have children. There are things you expect to learn like how to feed them, get them to sleep, install car seats, and get crayon marks off the wall. But then there...

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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...