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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

Parenting with a disability

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By Halldor K. Bjarnason With some goals, the end is just the beginning. . . . For 27 years, I wanted to be a parent.  As a teenager, after working as a Beaver Scout leader and working a summer job with small children as a teacher’s aide, I knew that raising a child was an experience […]

November 18, 2016

Holy Crap, I’m a Mom!

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Holy crap, I’m a mom! That was my initial thought when we were on our way to the hospital. Well, it was actually “Hubs, what did we do?!” He told me it was a little late for that. From what I’ve heard from my friends who are parents, most new parents think the same thing. […]

October 29, 2016

SPIN Inspiring Stories of Motherhood

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Here is a link to the Fall 2015 issue of SPIN that has some great inspirational stories of mothers with SCI. spin-fall-2015-final

October 21, 2016

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