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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
If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a whole city to help raise a Type 1 toddler- @type1diabetic_life Whether you're looking to hire a babysitter or nanny, I hope you will find this guide helpful. We all know that good help is hard to find. It can especially be a … Continue reading How to Hire a T1d Sitter
Aloha kakou [kah-koh] or "welcome everyone" (in Hawaiian) to my blog where you'll find useful information on managing Type 1 diabetes in a fun, honest, and practical way. Life is already complicated as it is and having T1d or a toddler with T1d makes it 10 times more challenging. I'm a realist due to all … Continue reading Aloha Kakou
If you've been following this blog or @type1diabetic_life on Instagram, you're aware that we've been strictly self-isolating since March 12, 2020 for our daughter's safety. However, LA Schools Superintendent, Austin Beutner, didn't announce the closure of schools into effect until Monday, March 16th. Due to the unknown effects of Covid-19 with adolescent Type 1 diabetics, … Continue reading Homeschooling
Aloha everyone! You may save these free downloads for your personal use. Definitely tag @type1diabetic_life on Instagram or @typeonediabeticlife on Facebook if posting to your Stories or feed and share with your diabuddies. Let me tell ya, as a designer, it sucks when I discover an image of mine on social media or online and … Continue reading Downloads
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