Monthly Premiums, Co-pays and Out-of-Pocket Expenses are some of the familiar terms you may have heard of if you have private medical insurance. But what happens when you are doing your due diligence and protecting you and your families health, but your insurance provider thinks the necessitates are…..unnecessary. Continue reading “Tools to Overcome Medical Insurance Denials (3min read)”
A month passes by and something isn’t right. Continue reading “13. When The Truth Hurts (2min read)”
Now before you read the title, roll your eyes, think a certain way about my perception of parenthood, and/or leave with a bitter taste in your mouth about TwinMomMel, be sure to read the entire article. It’s not what you think. Continue reading “12. I Give Up… (2min read)”
Support for a special needs parent is not an easy feat. Unintentional aggression may be taken out on you and you may sometimes be used as a verbal punching bag from that parent that needs to vent. Your support is very much appreciated and here are some ways that you can be an even better support system. Continue reading “11. How to be the Best Special Needs Support System (2min read)”
Do you have a child with autism or a rare medical condition? Have you ever tried to explain it to someone….but they just don’t understand? Continue reading “10. When People Don’t Understand (2min read)”
“My baby is walking!!!” Do you remember saying that or hearing a family member or close friend exclaim those 4 words?? That baby that they were cheering about was maybe 9 months. Or perhaps 12 or 15 months. Well, I got to say those words when my daughter was 72 months. For the majority, including myself, that don’t use months for an age, 72 months is 6 years old… Continue reading “9. First steps!! …at 6 years old (2min read)”
Imagine you’re out in the park with your child who is on the spectrum. Or what about if you’ve mustered up the energy to pack up your car with your child’s wheelchair and you’re out and about enjoying the beautiful weather. But in your peripheral, you see something (better yet…someone) looking at you? Continue reading “8. Special Needs Parent Pet Peeves (3min read)”
If you see an orange….you know it’s an orange. If you see car…you know it’s a car. If you see a child who has autism…well that’s the thing. You probably will never know just by looking at them. Continue reading “7. He Has Autism?? (3min read)”
March Madness? Huh?!? Yes, you’re in the place. You may be wondering what does March Madness have to do with coping with multiple diagnoses, right? Well keep on reading. This won’t be a sports lesson. I promise.
If you read my Blog #4 about Genell’s new hearing loss diagnosis (click here to read it), then you may have seen where I mentioned that she also had Botox injections. Yes, a 6-year old got Botox….and this is why.