Infants & Insulin

3 Ways Being the Parent of a Child with a Chronic Illness Has Made Me a Better Parent

3 Ways Being the Parent of a Child with a Chronic Illness Has Made Me a Better Parent
For me personally, being a Type One Diabetes Mom has made me a better parent in the past year, in my opinion. While Carter is my third child and I’m certainly not new to motherhood, Carter has made me reevaluate a lot of choices I make with all three of my kids now.

Stop Your Staring!

Stop Your Staring!

"Sometimes, I just get the urge to scream, "HE"S DIABETIC! I'M REALLY NOT A CRAP MOM!!!"

Who can relate? Do you go out of your way to explain what you're doing or do you just ignore it and move on? How comfortable are you educating the public on yours or your child's illness? 

Welcome to Our Three-Ring Circus

Welcome to Our Three-Ring Circus

Having three kids is a blessing and a circus, all at once! It gets even crazier when you add a chronic illness like Type One Diabetes to the mix. How on Earth are parents to manage the craziness when one child seems to take up more of their time than the other(s)? In this blog post, we talk about a few simple ways to keep the entire family on the same page and attempt to keep life balanced for everyone. 

Growing up T1

Growing up T1
"It will get easier"... I'm sure this is said to everyone. I'm sure it is actually true for most people. For some, maybe it doesn't get easier, but...