Special Circumstances

All families are special, and whether yours deals with premature birth, multiples, single parenting, military service, illness, or any other challenge, we hope you will find articles, information, and support here.

Special Circumstances - Baby
5 Things Never to Say to a Preemie Mom

It's always difficult to think of things to say when someone is hurting. You want to be ...
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How to Talk About Divorce to Help Kids Cope

I once worked with a little boy who was the master of hiding his feelings. He was ...
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5 Things Every Young Mom Is Sick of Hearing

In the world of mothers, I was both a young mom and a "normal" mom, depending ...
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How My Son’s NICU Experience Traumatized Me

It's not like I was a huge fan of doctors to begin with, to be honest. I ...
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After a Down Syndrome Diagnosis: How to Prepare

When Denise Schlaud first got the news that her baby had Down syndrome, she ...
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A Year Ago, I Thought The Sight of Him in The ICU Might Break Me. And Now …

When I thought about writing a reflection post, in my head, I saw it as a ...
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