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Every day, Nuala would place a special Dory-themed sticker on one of the numbers, helping us keep track of the days remaining until we could finally see this fish-tastic flick! But it wasn’t until I heard more about some of the film’s new characters that I realized this was more than just a summer blockbuster. For Blind Motherhood, it was Destiny.

WonderBaby Guest Post: Destiny the Whale Shark

Every day, Nuala would place a special Dory-themed sticker on one of the numbers, helping us keep track of the days remaining until we could finally see this fish-tastic flick! But it wasn’t until I heard more about some of the film’s new characters that I realized this was more than just a summer blockbuster. For Blind Motherhood, it was Destiny.

Searching For My Cinderella Moments: Women On The Move – Bold Blind Beauty Guest Post Embrace the “Cinderella Moments” in your life. Look back on them. Cherish them. Every girl should be the bell of the ball more than once. You don’t need vision to embrace your inner princess.

Searching For My Cinderella Moments: Women On The Move - Bold Blind Beauty Guest Post

Searching For My Cinderella Moments: Women On The Move – Bold Blind Beauty Guest Post Embrace the “Cinderella Moments” in your life. Look back on them. Cherish them. Every girl should be the bell of the ball more than once. You don’t need vision to embrace your inner princess.

Ladies Who Lunch: Mommy & Daughter Time -- Since having my second daughter, I have come to realize just how difficult it can be for a blind mother of two toddlers to get around. Cumbersome car seats, a double wide stroller, and a back breaking diaper bag are just some of the baby essentials necessary for even the shortest spring outing. | Blind Motherhood

Ladies Who Lunch: Mommy & Daughter Time

Ladies Who Lunch: Mommy & Daughter Time -- Since having my second daughter, I have come to realize just how difficult it can be for a blind mother of two toddlers to get around. Cumbersome car seats, a double wide stroller, and a back breaking diaper bag are just some of the baby essentials necessary for even the shortest spring outing. | Blind Motherhood

How A Disabled Pregnant Woman Handles Insensitive Questions - People could not seem to get over the fact that a blind, disabled woman could actually be pregnant and was planning to raise a child. Already scared out of my mind, the intrusive, jaw-dropping questions I received began to add additional stress to my already high-risk pregnancy.

How A Disabled Pregnant Woman Handles Insensitive Questions

How A Disabled Pregnant Woman Handles Insensitive Questions - People could not seem to get over the fact that a blind, disabled woman could actually be pregnant and was planning to raise a child. Already scared out of my mind, the intrusive, jaw-dropping questions I received began to add additional stress to my already high-risk pregnancy.

“Oh, that’s my mommy’s OrCam talking. She’s blind and it’s a special tool to help her see.” My intelligent little girl knows what OrCam is all about.

Orcam Trilogy: Episode 1: Reactions to OrCam & Lessons in Nail Polish

“Oh, that’s my mommy’s OrCam talking. She’s blind and it’s a special tool to help her see.” My intelligent little girl knows what OrCam is all about.

Blind Mom Guilt: The Tale of the Big Girl Bed -- Can I get real with you? Like, really, “R-E-A-L.”? I’m a total Type A, epic control freak. I’ll own it. When it comes to my daughters, I will literally drive myself crazy trying to make everything absolutely perfect for them – whether it’s planning their birthday parties or choosing just the right outfit for our family photos. | Blind Motherhood

Blind Mom Guilt: The Tale of the Big Girl Bed

Blind Mom Guilt: The Tale of the Big Girl Bed -- Can I get real with you? Like, really, “R-E-A-L.”? I’m a total Type A, epic control freak. I’ll own it. When it comes to my daughters, I will literally drive myself crazy trying to make everything absolutely perfect for them – whether it’s planning their birthday parties or choosing just the right outfit for our family photos. | Blind Motherhood

Though our kids hit milestones every day, it seems, turning 5 years old is a big one.  The 5th birthday marks the beginning of a big change...

A Letter to My Daughter, On Her 5th Birthday

Though our kids hit milestones every day, it seems, turning 5 years old is a big one. The 5th birthday marks the beginning of a big change...

For Mothers of Blind Daughters -- When I lost my eyesight at 32 after a long battle with breast cancer, becoming a mother wasn’t even on my radar. I was intently focused on adjusting to my visual impairment. Mobility training, adaptive technology and daily living skills took up most of my time. When my husband and I found out six months after being declared legally blind that I was pregnant, we were in utter shock. | Blind Motherhood

For Mothers of Blind Daughters

For Mothers of Blind Daughters -- When I lost my eyesight at 32 after a long battle with breast cancer, becoming a mother wasn’t even on my radar. I was intently focused on adjusting to my visual impairment. Mobility training, adaptive technology and daily living skills took up most of my time. When my husband and I found out six months after being declared legally blind that I was pregnant, we were in utter shock. | Blind Motherhood

Gifted girls may face social pressures to be less smart to fit in. Here are 7 tips to help gifted girls have the confidence they need to be succeed. #gifted via @onesmallword

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Gifted girls may face social pressures to be less smart to fit in. Here are 7 tips to help gifted girls have the confidence they need to be succeed. #gifted via @onesmallword

Tonight I sat on the couch with my broken little girl and held her while she cried. Tonight we watched a movie and held a puppy while we waited for the grief to subside.  Tonight, once again, I told her that it’s OK to hurt.

Dear Daughter: It’s OK to hurt. - Mom*

Tonight I sat on the couch with my broken little girl and held her while she cried. Tonight we watched a movie and held a puppy while we waited for the grief to subside. Tonight, once again, I told her that it’s OK to hurt.

Tonight I sat on the couch with my broken little girl and held her while she cried. Tonight we watched a movie and held a puppy while we waited for the grief to subside.  Tonight, once again, I told her that it’s OK to hurt.

Dear Daughter: It’s OK to hurt. - Mom*

Tonight I sat on the couch with my broken little girl and held her while she cried. Tonight we watched a movie and held a puppy while we waited for the grief to subside. Tonight, once again, I told her that it’s OK to hurt.

To Santa, From the Blind Mom Whose Child Asked You to ‘Fix Mommy’s Eyes’ - Santa; I know you’re not real. However, you represent a piece of her childhood and an opportunity for me to create memories that she will take with her into adulthood. I want her to know there is magic in Christmas, just not the kind that involves medical miracles.

To Santa, From the Mom Whose Child Asked You to ‘Fix Mommy’s Eyes’

To Santa, From the Blind Mom Whose Child Asked You to ‘Fix Mommy’s Eyes’ - Santa; I know you’re not real. However, you represent a piece of her childhood and an opportunity for me to create memories that she will take with her into adulthood. I want her to know there is magic in Christmas, just not the kind that involves medical miracles.

Ladies Who Lunch: Mommy & Daughter Time

Ladies Who Lunch: Mommy & Daughter Time

As the blind mother, lunch dates are few and far between. Thankfully, with some careful planning, my 3 year old and I had a meal I would never forget.

For Mothers of Blind Daughters: What this blind mama has to say to those of you raising blind daughters. Here is my encouragement.

For Mothers of Blind Daughters

For Mothers of Blind Daughters: What this blind mama has to say to those of you raising blind daughters. Here is my encouragement.

The static noise of the baby monitor blares behind my head. I can hear my three-year-old calling me, “Mommy, I’m awake.” I’ve slept the entire night in our Lazy Boy recliner… again. I look down at my chest and can barely make out my 18-month old daughter who’s been curled up on top of me since 3am. My day of Blind Motherhood begins.

A Day In The Mind: Blind Motherhood

The static noise of the baby monitor blares behind my head. I can hear my three-year-old calling me, “Mommy, I’m awake.” I’ve slept the entire night in our Lazy Boy recliner… again. I look down at my chest and can barely make out my 18-month old daughter who’s been curled up on top of me since 3am. My day of Blind Motherhood begins.