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Navigating Childhood and Learning How to Self-Cath

Self-cathing, also called clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) is when a catheter is temporarily...

Sarah Herrera

When Sleep Is Elusive

My first child, who is developmentally typical, slept eight hours at a stretch by the time she was a...

Alethea Mshar
Child’s IEP

4 Questions to Ask Before Your Child’s IEP Annual Review Meeting

Annual review season is here, and your child’s meeting is probably already on your schedule. As a...

Dr. Liz Matheis
emergency preparedness

Emergency Preparedness: Tube Feeding

Now matter where you live, it is always important to prepare for a natural disaster. Learn how to maintain an emergency kit for survival and tube feeding.

Sarah Herrera
Communication Device

The Best Freebie I Ever Received – An Accessory for My Son’s Communication Device

I own approximately two and a half things from Lululemon. The half is a scarf/wrap/shawl that I...

Jamie Sumner
Essential Oils

Research, Experts and Essential Oils

I’m a crunchy mama. I make almost all of our meals from scratch, as much as possible from out own...

Alethea Mshar
Adjust to Change

4 Ways to Help Kids with Special Needs Adjust to Change

Change, change, it’s the season for change! Well, change is inevitable at any time of the year and...

Dr. Liz Matheis
grocery store

The Grocery Store Tradition I Am Sad to Lose

Before I had kids, I loved going to the grocery store. I would get a frothy drink at the...

Jamie Sumner
Giving Medicine to Kids

Tips and Tricks for Giving Medicine to Kids

Our son Ben was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism at his one-year-old checkup, and from that...

Alethea Mshar
parent with PTSD

Can the Stress of Raising a Child with PTSD Result in a Parent with PTSD?

The answer is a resounding “Yes.” You, as a parent, are entering into the parenting scene with...

Dr. Liz Matheis