Why I Won’t Be Winning Mom of the Year
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
In our town, all the kids have an opportunity to write a short essay each April in anticipation of Mother’s Day. Out of all the essays, one mother gets chosen, and her name goes on a big marquee over the shopping plaza. That mother will not be me this year. Here’s why.
Treats in the Classroom — Happy Medium Found!
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
A few months ago, I wrote about a big debate going on in our school district regarding food in the classroom. The issue was finally resolved this month with an agreement that required both sides to compromise a little bit. Here’s what they decided.
5 Ways You Can Help End Social Stigma Around Diabetes
While you can’t take away your child’s diabetes, you can help stamp out judgment and ignorance just by the way you care for your child every day. Here are five things you can do now to reduce stigma and make living with diabetes a little easier for all.
Make a Picture Frame from Upcycled Diabetes Supplies
by Camille Boivin, guest blogger, Diabetetype1.blogspot.com
Looking at all the plastic waste that’s left after each of my son’s insulin pump site changes got me thinking… I began keeping all the empty insulin vials, infusion set caps, reservoirs, and tubing, hoping to find something to do with them. And here it is!