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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

Do it yourself modified crib

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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

Fathering from a wheelchair

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I Know How He Does It: Parenting From A Wheelchair “Honey, I just took a pregnancy test and it came out positive.” My husband’s response to this news was typical of his reaction to most things. He was calm, collected, thoughtful. He smiled at me, took a deep breath and said, “OK.” We both stared […]

July 6, 2017

Many ways to start a family

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Ditch the popcorn and excessively large soda — starting a family on wheels takes a bit more thought than Seth Rogen’s on-screen character drunkenly spreading his seed in the movie, Knocked Up. We’re talking real life family planning — bun-in-the-oven style — for chair users. Whether it’s the old fashioned way, in vitro fertilization, surrogacy […]

July 3, 2017

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