Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
I have a confession: I am a better talker than doer! Last November I wrote about self-care: “Self-care should not only be what we teach our children with a bleeding disorder. We have to practice self-care for ourselves. Our children learn more from watching us anyway. If they see us taking the time to care […]
I love being a mom. Nothing makes me happier than cooking a great meal for my family, making soup to feed a cold, and even washing and folding their clothes. I am blessed to still pack lunches for one of my kids, while I watch my oldest one pack his own for his day at college. […]
[glossary_exclude] I worry when he’s late coming home and I haven’t heard from him in a while. I worry when I can’t get a hold of him on the phone for hours. I worry when he boards a plane for a trip. I worry when we do any physical activity where there’s a possibility he […]
Often times I am talking with other moms and the conversation comes up about how tired we are or how we find it difficult to make time for ourselves. As caregivers, we are constantly doing for others. We are making meals, help with homework, running errands, or being a taxi for our kids. Being a […]
As hemo moms, we are the best when teaching others about self-care, but can be the worst at taking care of ourselves. Quick question — When was your child’s last doctor’s appointment and when is the next one scheduled? Now ask those same two questions of yourself. For most of us, we can’t quickly answer […]
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