From the Heart

Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

By Guest Blogger Suzanne Santomieri We were twenty minutes into our 19 week ultrasound and something felt wrong. The technician continued to switch back and forth to different views and was talking a lot. I kept thinking how many more details she was giving us than I...
A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

By Guest Blogger Gina McCarn I became a mother again when we welcomed two more children into our family through foster care. You can read about our journey here. We welcomed Antony home only a few days after he had been discharged from the hospital. Uninhibited, we...
The R Word: When You Know Better, You Do Better

The R Word: When You Know Better, You Do Better

By Guest Blogger Tracy Beatty I am the mother of a special needs child. My first born child, Evan, has Fragile X Syndrome. Fragile X is the most inherited form of intellectual disability and autism. Fragile X can cause a range of disabilities from mild learning...
Thanks to the Step Dads

Thanks to the Step Dads

By Anonymous Parenting is hard.  Whether you are doing it alone or with a partner, it is hard work. I have been doing the single-parent thing for a while now but I was lucky enough to have someone reenter my life that in all honesty, I have always loved.  He and I...