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First days of school

Posted by Natalie on August 26, 2014 - Comments (3) - Category: Personal Experience
I think some people have great emotions when a child starts school, but for me I had the added feeling of someone else managing my child's diabetes and that was hard. Read More »
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The Diagnosis

Posted by Natalie on April 15, 2014 - Comments (10) - Category: Personal Experience
That moment is imprinted in my brain: the day, year, hour and minute of Johanna's diagnosis 9 years ago today. Read More »
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Getting Away...Not Just Around the Corner

Posted by Natalie on June 20, 2013 - Comments (3) - Category: Personal Experience
It's been eight years since our daughter Johanna (JoJo) was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (t1d) at the tender age of four; six years since we adopted our son Nick. They're now twelve years old. Read More »
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Keeping Harmony In Your Marriage After Your Child's T1D Diagnosis

Posted by Natalie on December 13, 2012 - Comments (5) - Category: Personal Experience
Thinking back to that diagnosis day in 2005, our then fiery, redheaded JoJo was only four. The following year Jeff and I struggled. Read More »
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Mothering T1D Children

Posted by Natalie on October 4, 2012 - Comments (2) - Category: Personal Experience
We have two T1D eleven year olds. So often I'm up in the middle of the night checking blood sugar. This poem was born on one of those nights. Read More »
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I'm Tired!

Posted by Natalie on July 7, 2012 - Comments (4) - Category: Personal Experience
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A Mothers Promise

Posted by Gary Hempleman on May 7, 2011 - Comments (16) - Category: Personal Experience
Happy Mother's Day to all you wonderful moms...You Rock! Read More »
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I have finally found some light...

Posted by Alison on April 26, 2011 - Comments (9) - Category: A Guest Blog
Josey, my little girl, is the bravest little person I know and she deserved a family (a mother) that was going to be equally as brave and committed to LIVING. Read More »
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This Could Be Any Of You

Posted by Beta Buddies on February 18, 2011 - Comments (7) - Category: A Guest Blog
Living with type 1 in our lives hour-to-hour, meal-to-meal, activity-to-activity, blood glucose level-to-blood glucose level is difficult enough. It demands a "never-ending-ness" that many cannot wrap their cerebral gray matter around. Read More »
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The Diabetes Apple Doesn't Fall From the Tree

Posted by Ginger on August 15, 2010 - Comments (4) - Category: A Guest Blog
When I was diagnosed with diabetes, my entire family really was diagnosed, too. Read More »
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Jeff and Natalie KolokI’m Natalie.  I’m a mom of three kids, two with type 1 diabetes. As you know, parenting children with type 1 diabetes is a journey of long nights, lots of work, and seldom much support. There’s not much I can do about your long nights, but I hope our website and blogs offer you some support. I look forward to blogging with you.

Hey, I’m Jeff. Blogging about diabetes? Dunno. Original thought and complete sentences instead of grunts and “yups”? Uh-oh. Well, Nat says I have to, so here’s my foray into the diabetes blogosphere…with no GPS or compass.

 

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