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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

Going the distance

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Reviews

Keeping up with the family during an outing can be murder on your arms and shoulders. With 2 young very active kids, my shoulders need all of the help they can get. Even a 1/2 day visit to the local zoo can easily equal 4-6 miles of pushing up and down hills. As a full-time […]

June 7, 2017

From happiness on different streets

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Evelyne Studer chose truck driving as a profession. The young woman liked hard work and enjoyed the freedom on wheels – until she had a terrible accident and suffered a severed spinal cord. In one moment everything was different. Dreams vanished. Doubt flooded her thoughts. In the meanwhile the 35 year old wheelchair driver no […]

March 28, 2017

The intrepid: What it’s like to be a blind parent

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It’s Saturday night at a vast indoor playground in downtown Portland, Oregon. Dozens of kids clamber through three stories of tunnels and slides while their parents sit at tables nearby. In a brightly painted room usually reserved for birthday parties, a mothers’ group is meeting. For the next two hours, the four women in attendance […]

March 7, 2017

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