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Happy Holidays everyone! Welcome to the second annual gift guide. As a former personal stylist, I enjoy sourcing out and curating particular items for the Type 1 diabetic community. Here, you'll find some of our tried and true brands. Some of them have been generous enough to send a complimentary product and/or discount code in … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2019
As a mother to a very young Type 1 diabetic child, it's very difficult to be away from her for more than an hour or two. The thought of leaving her in the care of anyone else is stressful on its own. I hope that the teachers and school administrators who may be reading this, … Continue reading Teachers Guide to T1d
School is just around the corner for most of us and I'm definitely feeling the pressure and anxiety building with each passing week. Coral was mostly homeschooled and did some parent-and-me classes for "preschool." I never wanted to go through the trouble of preparing her for a school and educating the whole faculty of how … Continue reading A Parents Guide to School and T1d
Southern California recently had one of its biggest earthquakes in nearly over 20 years. The 7.1 magnitude quake happened on Friday, July 5th around 8:19pm near Ridgecrest which is over 100 miles from the coast. The first of two large quakes measuring 6.4 shook our home on Fourth of July and felt as if I … Continue reading Be Prepared