Your medically complex child gets a lot of help from you, regardless of the specifics of their condition(s). Yet one of the best things you can do for them is to help them help others. At the end of the day, everyone wants to feel useful, and many children with medical complexities don’t get as…

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Parents everywhere struggle to feed their children healthy meals, but when your child has medical complexities, it can be particularly challenging to find the time to cook at home. However, creating and sharing meals together has numerous benefits to families, including bonding, saving money, and healthier meals. Most parents want to cook at home for…

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Children and play go hand-in-hand, but many people don’t realize that play actually isn’t just about fun and games. Play therapy is becoming a more and more popular approach to helping children process their emotions in a healthy way. This type of intervention shows promise in being particularly helpful for children with medical complexities. When…

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When you have a child that has medical complexities, you are accustomed to having to carry a little bit of extra equipment with you. We aren’t even talking about that family vacation that most people complain about packing for — no, we’re talking about grocery store visits or trips to the doctor. Regardless of how…

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The grass is always greener on the other side — you’ve heard this saying before, right? When things get tough, we still tend to find that our neighbors have it a little bit better. This is something that we teach our children to avoid for many reasons. Aside from the fact that this mentality can…

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