Kid-Approved BBQ Recipes From Lilly Diabetes and Disney’s T1D Cookbook
Whether you need a side dish to bring to the school picnic or are just looking for new flavors to try out on the grill at home, check out these recipes from Dishing It Up Disney Style: A Cookbook for Families with Type 1 Diabetes.
Ideas for Celebrating Your Child’s Dia-versary
The day your child was diagnosed with diabetes is a day you’ll never forget. Many parents choose to transform this memory into a positive by celebrating their child’s “dia-versary” on an annual basis. Here, seven parents share the special and diverse ways they mark the anniversary.
What I’ve Learned About School
We’ve had a fantastic summer. Well, maybe not as fantastic as Kim and Kaitlyn: We didn’t go to Hawaii this summer (those lucky ones!), but we played a lot, went to the beach all the time, slept in, ran through the sprinklers, threw caution (and schedules) to the wind and just enjoyed being together. But … Read More »
Hanging Out at the Neighbors’ House
We have the best neighbors. It isn’t just that they have the same family makeup (three boys!) that we have, but our kids just get along so well. My neighbor’s youngest son practically lived at my house this summer. And he’s so easy to have over that he’s always welcome. The kids love to play … Read More »
When James was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, I confess I wasn’t at all interested in getting away on a couples vacation. I thought I might never leave him again. But as time progressed, I did eventually feel like I needed to recharge my batteries. Craig and I felt like we needed a vacation … Read More »
Hang In There, It Will Get Better
I was reading on my social media group the other day about a family who recently received a type 1 diabetes diagnosis, and the mother in particular is having a really hard time dealing with the entire situation. The circumstances surrounding her daughter’s diagnosis reminded me so much of Kaitlyn’s story that it immediately took … Read More »
Newly Diagnosed: How to Have a Happier First Checkup
For both you and your child, the trip to the doctor’s office that led to a type 1 diabetes diagnosis was likely a pretty frightening experience. When it’s time to head back for the first three-month diabetes check-up, here are some ways to reduce the fear and even add a little fun to the proceedings.
10 Signs You’re No Longer a T1D Newbie
by Pam Osborne, guest blogger, AdventuresInDiabetesParenting.blogspot.com
When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the onslaught of information, anxiety, and exhaustion is intense. But eventually, you’ll find your new normal and it won’t feel as overwhelming as it does right now. So how do you know when you’ve gotten to that place?
Your Back-to-School Checklist
The back-to-school countdown has begun! In the midst of buying new notebooks and planning first-day outfits, parents of children with diabetes have the added responsibility of making sure school management plans are in place. Here are seven step-by-step ideas for how to get ready before the school bell rings.