Before my daughter’s diagnosis, I held out hope that everything would be OK once we figured out what was wrong. But God had a different plan for Taylor’s life. For our lives.
Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Dr. Tyler Sexton, a physician who has cerebral palsy, discusses the link between disabilities and bullying, and explains how parents can strengthen a disabled child before bullying occurs, recognize if their disabled child is being bullied, and respond to the child and others in a healthy and Christ-like way.
When you have kids with disabilities, guilt can seem overwhelming. Learn how to move past it.
The world labels our oldest son as disabled, but most days I don’t see it that way. His disabilities do not define him. Still, I can’t deny the heartache I sometimes feel when I find myself comparing our eldest to his siblings.
Dr. Tyler Sexton speaks from experience. As a child born with cerebral palsy, he overcame incredible odds to become a medical doctor. Now he treats kids with special needs. Here’s his encouragement for parents.
For Kristan Hawkins, the pro-life debate is more than just a profession. As a mother raising children with cystic fibrosis – a deadly genetic disease – the value and dignity of every human life is a deeply personal ethic that she lives with every day.
While the world was telling us all the reasons we shouldn’t adopt a child with Down syndrome, God was showing us not only a baby in need of a family, but that we were a family in need of a baby.
Making sure your other children aren’t overlooked.
In a culture that values strength and normalcy, it can be difficult to accept weakness or differences – especially with our own children.
As the mother of daughter born with a serious medical condition, Missy Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” understands parents who feel that the special needs of their children can sometimes be overwhelming.