If your company is looking to hire, you will do well to hire a special-needs mom. As a special-needs mom, I personally know the financial burden felt by families with a child with special circumstances. Statistics have shown that most families with a child with special needs live one socio-economic level lower than their counterparts without children […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is World Prematurity Day. As a mom of preemies, I know the struggles they face at birth and can face as they grow up. Sierra was born weighing 4 lbs, 4.8 oz. She was Baby A. (Which she says stands for “Baby Awesome”. heehee) Sienna weighed 1 lb, 7.3 oz. She was Baby B. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I’ve seen several blog posts from parents of Little People who talk about how sad or devastated they were when their child was diagnosed with Dwarfism. I just don’t relate to that. It’s not that I’m saying they shouldn’t feel the way they fell; I’m saying that I have a very different take on it. […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
As this “regular” school year comes to a close, I sit back and look at our last school year. This was our first full school year of homeschooling. Here’s what I’ve learned: Sienna wasn’t heading in the right direction while she was in public school. While I’ve loved many of Sienna’s past teachers, Sienna’s education was […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
This Friday, ABC’s 20/20 will do an update on my daughter’s Sierra and Sienna and there are always a lot of comments that accompany an article or media coverage about them. Some comments are nice and others are not. So, I thought I’d answer a few of the common questions before it airs. Q: What […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
This weekend was my amazing friend Nikki’s twins baby shower. It was a large shower with about 40 people in attendance and required a bit of work to coordinate the pale yellow, gray, owls, pumpkins and pink and blue to represent each twin. Plus, the mommy-to-be has Celiac, so we had to be super careful […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
Most people know that Sierra and Sienna have been interviewed multiple times about them being such a unique pair of twins. Usually the interviews and the questions are focused around Sienna, so I thought I’d share something from Sierra’s perspective: 7 Things You May Not Know About the Twin of Someone with Special Needs 1. I’m […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Many people are curious about Sienna’s daily life. You know, the normal activities like shopping, cooking, doing dishes… Well, tonight was a perfect example of a normal situation Sienna faces. So, here ya go… 🙂 It’s not as irritating as it used to be, but sometimes it feels as though we should wear a sign. […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Today for Throw Back Thursday, I tweeted and posted this picture: It’s a picture of my daughter, Sienna, the smaller of my twins. Many of you know about my daughters, but we have so many new friends to this blog that I thought Throw Back Thursday would be […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Originally posted on Simply Cy-Fair. By Chrissy Bernal This month I’m walking in the March for Babies March of Dimes walk. It goes perfectly with April being Multiple Births Awareness month. Multiples tend to arrive ahead of schedule and March of Dimes focuses on reducing the number of premature births so that babies can remain […]Continue Reading... No Comments.