Why D-Moms Are Supporting the Teal Pumpkin Project™
Notice pumpkins of a distinct blue-green shade sprouting up on doorsteps this month? They’re part of the Teal Pumpkin Project™, an eye-catching way for families to make it known that they’ll be giving out nonedible toys, trinkets, and other candy alternatives to trick-or-treaters. Find out more about it here.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
When I recently reorganized my kitchen it dawned on me that I have different priorities than a lot of kitchen users: Easy access to diabetes supplies is as key as making sure I can easily reach my bowls and plates. So here’s the system I came up with.
In the Spotlight: Supporting Your Newly Diagnosed Teen
Navigating the teenage years can be a bumpy ride for parents. So what happens when diabetes is added to the mix? The combination can create a wholly different situation than raising a teen who’s had type 1 his or her entire childhood. We asked experts — and experienced parents — to share their strategies; here’s a look at what works.