"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?
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.
The most abnormal of normal nights, Halloween night provided our family the greatest of frights... None of which had to do with ghosts or ghouls. Neonatal Monogenic Diabetes Mellitus, a disease we'd never even heard of, became the new normal for our family, and more specifically, our six month old son, in a matter of just a few hours.