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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Favorite Adaptive Baby Tools,” June 25, 2018

We have a few sets of friends right now in the world of spinal cord injuries having babies, and we could not be more excited for them to start this next adventure. “Bringing home baby” carries trepidation and anxiety for most new parents, and this is especially so when one has mobility challenges. I wasn’t… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: “Favorite Adaptive Baby Tools,” June 25, 2018

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Blog: “Essential lifelines, pathways, people to people,” May 3, 2018

Here’s the thing: talking about certain spinal cord related issues like bodily fluids, poop, sexuality, and fertility does not come naturally to me. However, I’ve gotten better at it over time. Some people are incredibly private about such personal matters, but in listening to my husband over the years, I’ve learned not to be. It’s… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Blog: “Essential lifelines, pathways, people to people,” May 3, 2018

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Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: Making the Extra Hours of Daylight Count, April 5, 2018

Spring. Easter. Life. Renewal. Redemption. Mud. Lots of mud. Kids in our neck of the woods are used to Easter egg hunts with feet of snow on the ground; tulips, daffodils and, crocuses are generally sprinkled with spring snow before truly given a chance to bloom. We ride our bikes and scooters and sleds all… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: Making the Extra Hours of Daylight Count, April 5, 2018

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“Stop Touching Each Other,” I Scream from the Front Seat Like Many Parents with More Than One Child…

I have loved both my children and my green Subaru Outback passionately since their arrival in our world in 2011.  Greta and the “Subes” were delivered about two weeks apart.  Yet, the addition of our sweet, amazing service pup Emerson has thrown off my ability to pack the car for my own road trip survival. … Continue reading “Stop Touching Each Other,” I Scream from the Front Seat Like Many Parents with More Than One Child…

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Beyond the Back Pack: Stocking the Stoke for School

Thank you for “Back to School” back pack drives like this one sponsored by our fabulous Bridge Project for our students who might otherwise show up to school with nothing but a smile, and, sadly, not even that.  The intention is for all students to be granted a new school bag with some essential items… Continue reading Beyond the Back Pack: Stocking the Stoke for School

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Thank You, Jean’s Playhouse, for This “Beauty and the Beast”

  If you haven’t been able to visit Jean’s Playhouse in Lincoln, NH for Beauty and the Beast, there is STILL TIME.  The enchanted rose has not lost all of her petals yet! The show runs through Saturday, August 4, and the link for tickets is here.  Initially, my mom was going to take my daughter… Continue reading Thank You, Jean’s Playhouse, for This “Beauty and the Beast”