by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
When Kaitlyn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, we didn’t even consider that we wouldn’t hike anymore. We take precautions and come prepared, but we’ve never started a hike that we couldn’t finish. Until now.
Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
My son sees type 1 differently than I do, and it reminds me how important it is to keep talking with him about it, rather than relying on my own feelings.
Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Receiving constructive criticism at your child’s endocrinologist appointment can feel like failing a parenting test. But I’m starting to see it for what it really is.
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
An integrated pump/CGM hasn’t made life with diabetes perfect. But it has made some of the scariest aspects of diabetes significantly less so.
A T1D diagnosis is enough to make Halloween pretty scary for parents. But it doesn’t have to be.
Recently, we found out. And there was an unexpected upside.
Now that Kaitlyn’s phone has become more than just a medical device, it’s increasingly tough to limit her time on it while always keeping it nearby as the diabetes tool we need.
Even when I think I have a pretty good idea of how my kids feel about a certain topic, asking the questions almost always yields surprises.
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.