Traveling with a Toddler in a Tilite: Airport Security

Vacation is over! To celebrate my daughter’s Spring Break (and to kick rocks to the pain the cold weather was bringing), we decided to take a lengthy trip down to sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This week, I’m going to share a little of my travel experiences with you as a traveling mom on wheels. With…

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How a Cold Can Affect A Quadriplegic

It’s been a minute. Actually, 20160 minutes. But, I have good reason. When I caught the munchkin’s cold two weeks ago, I knew I was in for wild ride. Double duty = double whammy. But when my sinus and allergies decided to join the party, my symptom management got ten times worse. It’s a cold.…

7 Reasons Why It’s Good to Have a Parent with a Disability

I marvel at the words and actions of the munchkin. Some of it’s innate; some of it’s home-training. But I’m realizing that a lot of her character has been developed by having a parent with a disability. Contrary to what most people think, children don’t miss out on much because of a parent’s disability. With…

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Yes, You’re Cootielicious!

My mom always said, “If you play in ‘em, you’ll be ‘em.” Well, I didn’t play in wheelchairs for fun and I definitely wouldn’t sit in another person’s chair now if I could help it. Having used one for over eight years now, I know the importance of keeping it as clean and safe as…