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School can quickly become overwhelming to children with a critical or chronic illness. With endless doctor and hospital visits, time spent away from school can result in mounding make-up work that seems impossible to catch up. Absences can also quickly … Read More
In this world of vastly diverse people, we all have different gifts, talents and interests that make tasks easy for some and extremely difficult for others. With a life threatening medical condition, my daughter, Celia. has more than her share … Read More
We all have a preconceived notion of what de-stressing looks like. I imagine a long bubble bath in the quiet. Yes, the quiet – the blissful sound that encompasses the noise in my head and drowns it out. I slip into the tub that … Read More
Are you ready to tackle a topic none of us want to deal with? Me either, but this is definitely a topic you cannot run away from. For if you do, you will be stuck with even more medical bills. … Read More
Hi parents! I want to share some practical tips on getting started with managing your child’s healthcare. First, leave a hospital bag in the car. This will be like an overnight bag with toiletries, medications, change of clothes for you … Read More
When your child is in the hospital, you can get burned out on caring for them, especially when it is for long periods of time. However, when you take care of yourself and get refreshed, you are a much better … Read More
The Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cincinnati has been a home away from home at times when our daughter has been in the hospital. We didn’t know about this great resource for the first 9 years our daughter was treated there, … Read More
Trying to actually sleep while in the hospital with your child? It can be a struggle to get comfortable on a fold out chair, but watch this video for a suggestion to make it better!
Welcome to Critically Loved, where we are navigating life with a critically ill child. If you’re here, your life has already taken many unexpected turns. Life is, well… just harder for you than it is for most of your friends. … Read More