What can carers do about stress?

Being a carer and parent to a child can have a huge impact on your health.

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Finding Physical Activities Your Child Loves

Do you ever find it tough to choosing the right physical activities for your child…

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Who is She?

Who is She? She is the one we seek comfort from.

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A Good Deed

As we all know, with the new year comes the dreaded reset on insurance deductibles.

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A New Furry Pal

I remember early on, well after receiving Oliver’s diagnosis, looking in to…

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Fear of the F word

The flu. The scariest F-word to hit us this year. It has hit Texas and all over,…

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Am I Sharing Too Much?

You all may or may not have come across a few stories here and there, of families…

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Emotional Pets

I have seen a lot shared by families about finding a dog as a therapy or emotional…

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Special Needs Parents: Am I being swept under the rug?

After spending the weekend at Camp John Mark, in which they held a weekend camp for…

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Special Needs Families: A Weekend of Fun and Inclusion

This past weekend the Hinkley family took to the road for the annual Spina Bifida…

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November for the Hinkley Family

November comes with few and far between appointments for Oliver. 

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Trick or Treat in my Wheelchair

Oh boy! The excitement is in the air, and it has hit my household in full force. 

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Special Needs Mom: This is my story

Looking back at where I was three years ago, I would have never known the joy and…

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Raising Awareness: Spina Bifida

With each month, we all can find someone we know raising awareness for a different…

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Special Needs Families: He is 1 in 1000

On average, in the United States, spina bifida occurs in 0.4 per 1000 births. 

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Special Needs Families: Neuro, Urology and More

We have had another busy month, now that routine visits are being called for again.

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Special Needs Parents: The calling

As of recently, I have found myself in this silent rut.

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The Hinkley Team

Here we are, already in the month of September. Hard to believe, right?

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Special Needs Parenting: Appetite Problems

In our home, we really do try our best to feed our children the best and suggested.…

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Finally Back to School

Scream it from the top of the mountains in your bathrobe, because school is back…

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The Sideline Mom

We all may see it all too often... The struggling mom on the sideline

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Special Needs Parenting: A Plan for Inclusion

This month, one of my blogs really received feedback from families all around and…

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Fourth of July and the Fear of Loud Noises

The fourth of July always brings lots of excitement and joy here in the United States. 

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The Chosen One

We all have done it and have seen that Facebook can be one of the many places for…

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Summer for the Hinkleys

School has finally wrapped up for my oldest son, Aaden, who just graduated fourth…

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A Recommended Procedure

Oliver is now three years old, and we have been blessed to only have follow up/ regular…

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New Year’s resolutions from a special needs parent

New Year’s resolutions used to be weight loss, less junk food, and other personal…

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A Month of Special Needs Parenting

If you have kept up with our blogs about Oliver, than you know what a busy month…

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Just Brace Bumps or Something Sinister? - Raising a Child with Special Needs

16 months in, and I can not help but look back at the previous year and a half.

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“Did You Take Your Folic Acid?” - Raising Children with Special Needs

Let me ask you, when you received your child's diagnosis, did you go beyond that?

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Solving the back-to-work dilemma

When we received Oliver's diagnosis, I had no idea that I was also receiving…

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