October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month! When you are a new parent expecting a child with Spina there is a lot of uncertainty. Spina Bifida is the most common disabling permanent birth defect affecting approximately one hundred sixty-six thousand people in the United States but even with it being so common people still tell me … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Spina Bifida
This year seems like it has been flying by even with all the craziness because how it October in a few days! Many of you have probably heard of Blogtober and if you are a blogger maybe considering doing it. For those of you who aren't familiar with this Blogtober is a challenge that many … Continue reading Why I Am Not Doing Blogtober
When you have a chronic condition like I do you rely on bowel routines to work and they usually do but nothing is perfect and sometimes it fails us. It's no secret that it takes me some time to have a bowel movement and requires some equipment for that to happen but usually, within an … Continue reading What Can You Do When You’re Stuck In The Bathroom For A Really Long Time?
Let's get real why do people put so much pressure on woman having children? I mean seriously what is the rush? I am not saying you should or shouldn't have kids because I wouldn't be writing this post if my mom decided not to have them but why do we need to make all women … Continue reading Why Do We Put So Much Pressure On All Women To Have Kids?
Has a friend or family member ever offended you by the language they use? Sometimes, people, we are close to may offend us with the language they use without even realizing how wrong it is. Calling someone retarded is very offensive to the developmentally and intellectually disabled and should not be in your vocabulary. Before … Continue reading Things To Think About Before You Say “You’re So Retarded”
My blog is all about educating you about different disabilities and conditions. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are very different but very important subjects so I asked my friend Alessia to tell her story about living with a chronic illness. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a daunting experience. While often not fatal, it changes … Continue reading Guest Post: Chronic Illness As An Expat: My Chronic Illness Story
When you have a learning disability, it can be very difficult to try to learn new things and it is even more difficult if you don’t have the right teacher. Having a learning disability does not mean you are unteachable it just means it may take longer for you to master a skill. When trying … Continue reading Helping Someone With A Learning Disability
Happy Mothers’ Day! Raising a disabled child is more difficult than raising an abled child. There are more responsibilities that go into taking care of a disabled child than most people realize. After having a disabled child it can be a lot to take in because you cannot raise them the same way you would … Continue reading The Life Of My Mom
I will be hosting my first blog party on Tuesday, June 5th and if you blog about disability or chronic illness you’re invited! If you work very hard on your blog and aren’t getting as many views as you would like or have been trying to get more followers this is the perfect opportunity! What do … Continue reading You’re Invited: Blog Party
When you are disabled you can expect people to say things that are rude and uncalled for. What you shouldn’t have to expect is being discriminated against but unfortunately, it happens to a lot of disabled people. Most people who are abled never have the problem of being discriminated against but that may not be … Continue reading What To Do When You’re Discriminated Against