becoming a parent

posted on November 1, 2006 - 1:40am
As a freelance writer, I’ve written on a variety of topics, such as marriage, stepping outside your comfort zone, laughter as a prescription for life, and fatigue. Ironically, these themes have all come together in a new chapter of my life: fatherhood.

A neuromuscular disease is no match for a determined parent's will to love, guide and nurture a child

posted on December 1, 2001 - 11:48am
What makes a good parent? Most people would agree that good parents love their children unconditionally, make their children's needs a priority, and provide a home filled with love, security and even some fun — all requirements that have nothing to do with physical ability, strength or mobility. Yet, parents who have disabilities often find themselves grappling with a society that questions their...