by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
A T1D diagnosis is enough to make Halloween pretty scary for parents. But it doesn’t have to be.
Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Recently, we found out. And there was an unexpected upside.
James has shown not only tremendous interest in learning to work his new insulin pump, but a competency as a digital native that his parents aren’t able to match. And that has some unexpected benefits.
That such huge advances could be made in the seemingly short lifetime of my little son is mind-boggling to me.
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
It took a pandemic to remind us what’s truly essential.
We were as close as we’ve ever come to going to the emergency room, and we learned two very important lessons.
The right decision is rarely black and white when it comes to parenting. But that’s one thing that type 1 diabetes has taught me pretty well.
When we plan ahead, there’s no trail we can’t handle. Here are some of the things we try to do to ensure a good trip.
If we ever do this again, I will pack as if we’re leaving the country. Better yet, I may just leave the country.
In the very early days of diagnosis, when James was still so little, I worried every second about his blood sugar. If that’s where you are now, please know: It really does get better.