Education, Eye Health, Family, Mom Life, Parenting

Advocate Like a Mother… and What It Means To Me.

Special Needs families have so many challenges. Families like my own, whose children require prosthetics have our own special challenges. Changes need to be made and advocating like a mother is required. It is tiring. That will not deter me. It will not stop me from trying to change how our children receive care and the assistance that our families need.

Education, Eye Health, Inspirational, Mom Life

FAQ: Eye Prosthetics

Here is a quick FAQ on eye prosthetics. Your questions get answered finally!

Education, Eye Health, Family, Mom Life, Parenting

When Should Your Child Get An Eye Exam?

Eye Exams... no one really likes them but they are so important! As a new parent, I would have never known when was the right time. Maybe before kindergarten or only if she complained of eye issues. Explore when to get your childs first eye exam and how often to follow up.

Parenting

How Could You Lose That: A Scarlett (Mis)Adventure

We ran a few errands and headed home. I hurried to the bathroom and changed into my pjs. I quickly went and got Scarlett from my mother in law. Noticing her diaper seemed heavy, I placed her on the changing table. While changing her diaper, I noticed that her right eye looked off.

Education, Eye Health, Family, Inspirational, Parenting

Scarlett’s Story: Part Three

I was running myself ragged between the fourth and fifth floors of the hospital. All I wanted to do was hold my baby, which I had not done since the pediatrician took her for her check the morning before.

Education, Eye Health, Family, Inspirational, Parenting, Pregnancy

Scarlett’s Story: Part Two

When we got to the NICU, Scarlett was hooked up to monitors immediately. We were scared but just wanted to find out what was wrong with her.