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Sneak Peek

Los Angeles, California
A Single Mom raising a special child and trying my best to balance real life with "what ifs". My life is full and often pretty crazy dealing with a Special Needs child and all that comes along with it, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Austin was born in Nov 2007 at 36 weeks. He was... Full Bio
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Positively Overwhelmed by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health There is so much going on right now I could not possible do it justice to write about it. Let's just say we have A LOT going on here right now between this surgery, related ... Read on »
Vote 4 Hope Social Good Campaign Continues by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I'm blogging over at Hopeful Parents today. *** Before you leave help me wish my Dad a very Happy Birthday!! Happy Birthday Dad!! *** Then ... Read on »
Updates On Testing For ASD by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So I mentioned a few weeks ago about the possibility of Austin being diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. While the "official" report is not yet complete the Psychologist did i ... Read on »
JNJ Extends "Legacy of Caring" by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health While I was in New York last month for BlogHer , I had an opportunity to sit down with Johnson & Johnson , an exhibitor, and speak about my blog and how I help to promote a ... Read on »
La Bella Luna by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Can you believe Halloween is just around the corner? It's Halloween at Disneyland already. What are your Halloween plans? Any suggestions for Aust ... Read on »
Shirley Maclaine Is My Hero: Pain Management by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Drugs. Bring on the drugs! One for him, one for me. One for him, one for me. I don't recall Austin ever being in this much pain. Excruciating, screaming, shak ... Read on »
200 Minutes Later... by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health After what seemed like forever I was called up to the surgical floor, to a consultation room. Now I don't want to say that being called to a consult room that is always bad ... Read on »
A Quick Lesson On Mandibular Distraction by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Austin is having surgery this morning. Surgery is scheduled to begin at 7:30 AM PST and last about 3 hours. I will update here and on our Facebook page as much as I can ... Read on »
Happy Days Ahead - First Smile by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Today Austin is having jaw surgery. It's a tough day for me. I remember his first smile. After today it will never look the same. I'm not sure how I fee ... Read on »
Deaf Awareness Week 2010 by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It's Deaf Awareness Week . Do you know ASL? If you don't, this video by D-PAN (Deaf Professional Artists Network) may inspire you to learn. ... Read on »
Do You Know A Kid With Blue Moon Disease? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health If you, do he is in good company. There are approximately 30 million people with rare disease in the US. 50 to 75% are children. Th ... Read on »
Kicked Out Of School, Already? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Austin and I went to school today. Well, you know just to go "preview" a classroom. Great set up, one teacher, two aides and 5 kids. I really liked the teacher, until she a ... Read on »
The Gift Of Hope by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." ~Desmond Tutu Another Flashback Photo: September 7, 2008 {Austin 10 month ... Read on »
Win A Type-A Mom Conference + Business Pass by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health So August is gone and still no surgery for Austin. Which means one thing for sure. Someone is about to get very lucky! You'll notice over in my sidebar that I was ... Read on »
I'm Not "Just" A Rare Disease Mom Anymore by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Austin is high maintenance. HA. So now you're all "like DOH, tell us something we don't know already know." So here ya go. Yesterday I wrote a post for Hopeful Par ... Read on »
When In Doubt, Vote 4 Hope. by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I get asked a lot about why I blog ? Or why I think raising awareness is so important. And the reason is simple. Austin . I would like Austin to grow up in a be ... Read on »
A Little Surgical Update by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Good news, we find out tomorrow about our final surgical date. As of right now it is tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 13th. Let me tell you it has been quite a r ... Read on »
Just Sayin' Saturday: Achievement by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health "If you believe it, you can achieve it. If you imagine it, you can become it." -Unknown Today's inspirational quote comes from Maggie Besterman . She wro ... Read on »
How Much Do You Love Your Hospital? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Or Specialist? Therapist? Nurse? How much do they understand what you go through? I am known for venting often about our crazy situations with Home Health Care nur ... Read on »
What Does Hope Look Like? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Sometimes it prefers to remain anonymous... and sometimes you realize.... it will outlive us all. Wishing my Grandpa a Happy 97th Birth ... Read on »