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Letter No. 14: Dear Mothers

Dear young, innocent, naive, typical Mothers, There was a day … when I was just like you....

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A Rare Disease Parent’s Top 10 Christmas Wish List

Christmas looks different for parents of kids with rare diseases. And instead of celebration, it’s often a difficult time. Visiting...

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Therapy Thursday: 50% off Calmer – a book to help with your child’s medical trauma

If your child has a chronic medical condition, then you’ve probably encountered challenges with medical trauma. Or maybe someone else...

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World Rare Disease Day: #RareWriter Blog Linkup

World Rare Disease Day 2016 is the platform for our first #RareWriter Blog Link-up! During Rare Disease week, link up your posts about...

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Why I Freak Out When My Son Says He’s Going to College

I don’t know what dang blasted cartoon is telling my son about things like high school and college, but I want to ban it. I drive...

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I have a confession

I have a confession. I’ve been advocating and writing about rare disease which makes total sense since Case’s condition is, in...

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Why? Why my child?

Why? That is a word that is heard often in the world of rare disease. It’s a word that is often heard in life. Why did this happen to...

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I’ll take Blessed, with a side of MPS

I often say that I wouldn’t wish MPS on anyone else. The heartache, the initial despair, the sorrow that somehow something you did...

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Is there a downside?

Since Case was diagnosed, I felt compelled to find the bright side. That is not to say that I was happy and optimistic all the time –...

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