"It was heartbreaking to watch the loss of my son's normal life" 4 min read
There is a lot of denial, anger, incredulity and the inescapable feeling that the world is not a nice place.
Caring for my disabled child: "This phase won't pass" 10 min read
I have had parents say to me “well my child never tells me what happens at school anyway!”, like it’s the same thing. Don’t be that person.
“I have multiple sclerosis and I don’t think I’ll make it the whole way standing.” 3 min read
Raising children can be difficult, but what if you have multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Raising an Autistic Child 4 min read
Gail Simpkins’ son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder when he was two. She looks back on her journey and the changes he has undergone over the years.
Clinging on 5 min read
When Rod McArdle's son, Brendan, was born in January 1991, he was almost too tiny to imagine, just a bare 618 grams.
How I've learned to be thankful about my child's autistic diagnosis 4 min read
There is a path that leads to being able to say, “Hey, yeah, I’m thankful for that,” without even a flicker of resentment and bitterness.
The business of giving back 5 min read
Struggling with the juggle between work and family? Rachel Golding could be the answer, helping you put dinner on your table—and someone else’s.
Why I defied the doctor's suggestion to terminate my pregnancy 6 min read
The medical community was pushing her to abort her unborn child, who would not be able to survive on her own, but she was determined to carry her baby to term.