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My Amazing life, at least it is to me!

By Heather Rinard The blades of the grass softly whispered their song in my ear, as I laid sprawled out on the checkered cloth, enjoying our teddy bear picnic. Momma made our childhood magical. From tea parties in the garden, family night games of drawing in the dark and Red hots in our hot cocoa …

Never Lose HoPE

Guest Author: Melissa, Isaiah’s mom Our journey started on January 11, 2016 when we found out we we were pregnant with Isaiah. When I was 18 weeks, my primary OBGYN noticed something wrong with Isaiah’s head. He wasn’t sure what was going on, so he sent us to a maternal fetal medicine specialist. This doctor …

There is always HoPE

By Amy L. Springer, Guest Author I learned that I was pregnant February 24, 1994. I had a sonogram like normal and all was good. I later started to have problems with bleeding, so we did another sonogram, which showed the baby to have a “lemon-shaped head” and I had placenta previa so a follow …

Please do not stare . . .

We have all been there . . . in a public place with our child . . . and we feel the stares.  What do you do? Kellie Moore, mom to 4 year-old JT, from Bowling Green, Kentucky recently created this t-shirt for those “special” occasions. That’s one courageous and creative mom you have, JT!   …

Halloween Costumes

Do you have a creative idea for a Halloween costume for your child with HPE?  Have you found a way to incorporate your child’s wheelchair or stroller into their Halloween costume? We would love to see some of our HPE kiddos all decked out in their Halloween attire.  Send us your pictures at info@FamiliesforHoPE.org, and …