Category Archives: Web Article

Parenting from a wheelchair doesn’t require a minivan

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

Being a father in a wheelchair isn’t necessarily a curse into minivan prison. For the first few years, I drove a Braun minivan and was incredibly excited just to be back on the road and independent. We managed along, but I really longed to be in something different… anything besides a minivan. I’m not knocking […]

February 1, 2018

Conquering fear after Dad’s accident

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Understanding the Fear and Growing Through It Our girl started second grade today. She told me last night as I was putting her to bed that she was excited and a little scared … but mostly excited. She was up at 6:45 this morning with wide eyes and a smile, ready to take on the […]

October 4, 2017

10,000 Users!

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

Disabled Parent Users, We have reached another milestone… 10,000 active users! Our users connect parents with other parents and resources that help them along this journey. I would have never guessed that the website would have this much of an impact when I started it just over a year ago. Thank you to everyone who […]

September 6, 2017

Do it yourself modified crib

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

Parents with disabilities face numerous challenges when caring for a newborn. Besides the usual lack of sleep and anxiety about such a small and dependent life, much of the equipment for infants and children present substantial barriers for parents with disabilities. Changing tables are built for standing, bathtubs can take two (or more!) hands, and […]

September 6, 2017

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