Last summer, we learned we were pregnant days before the doctors told my dad he had stage 4 cancer with weeks to live. Fast-forward six weeks. We found no heartbeat on the ultrasound only a few days before learning that Dad’s volleyball-size liver tumor was gone. Gone. We lost our precious baby, but got to keep my dad. With the same tears, I both grieved and celebrated.
You spent the last few months of your pregnancy dreaming of walking without a waddle or actually being able to physically exert yourself beyond vacuuming and putting on your shoes. You’re ready to get your bikini body back, or...
Now that my youngest is in school, I realize the days were long, but the years were short. I'm so thankful looking back for the lazy days at the playground and the hours spent in a rocking chair with my babies. With kids in high school, middle school, and elementary now, things move at a much quicker pace. I hope we had fun. I think we did.
Sometimes, words fail to convey your heartfelt condolences for a friend or family member going through an infant or pregnancy loss. Or perhaps you are struggling to work through your own grief and loss. Here are some resources that might...
I never thought I would be a mom to all boys. Never. Even before I was married, I pictured, dreamed of and just naively assumed that I would have at least one of each. I loved the idea of...
At about age five, my son started showing an interest in football. At that point, I was against it. What changed my mind? Education. Instead of researching car seat safety, I was researching helmet technology and fitting guidelines.
One of my dearest friends is having her first baby! And, as exciting as this seems, it’s been quite an experience. To start, she is single, and she is nearly 40. This pregnancy has been trying, confusing, and painful....
You want to know what I never get tired of? Birth Stories. I've never heard a birth story that I didn't find totally fascinating.  They're all like a season finale of Grey's Anatomy -thrilling, intriguing and there's always some little...
Motherhood is hard. There are all the things you have to remember all the time. If I have learned anything, it is that there is such a thing as having "baby brain." That sometimes, all the energy you possess is tied up in making a human. That makes you do stupid things.
“This machine is acting up; it’s so difficult to get a good read!” The nurse that was taking my son’s pulse and oxygen level was having a very difficult time. He was only a day old, and my husband and...

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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...