December 2016

Wheelchair Accessible Tips and Tricks I Learned as a First-Time Parent

By | December 1st, 2016|

Being a first-time parent can be overwhelming — especially if you use a wheelchair. These tips and tricks will make it easier.

November 2016

We Can Go Anywhere: My Adventures on Daddy’s Chair

By | November 1st, 2016|

The new children’s book, We Can Go Anywhere: My Adventures on Daddy’s Chair, is delightful. It’s also full of life, energy and the loving bond between a precious little girl and her adventurous Daddy, who takes her to the moon and back on his power chair.

May 2016

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Presents Sip-and-Puff Adaptoys

By | May 6th, 2016|

In hopes of bringing Adaptoys to market, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

April 2016

First I Married My Amazing Husband, Then I Became Paralyzed

By | April 18th, 2016|

On April 6, 2013, I married my amazing husband. On August 13, 2013, I became paralyzed. We are still going strong and celebrating our third [...]

January 2016

Wheel Mommies and ‘Selfie’-Acceptance

By | January 5th, 2016|

Showing your wheels in a selfie can be an act of self-love, says Stephanie Arrache. I recently became a member of a Facebook [...]

October 2015

SCI Life: October 2015

By | October 1st, 2015|

Parents in Wheelchairs Blog; QuadshoX, a rear-wheel suspension system; SCI Photo Exhibit

March 2015

The Tao of Mowing

By | March 17th, 2015|

Mowing the lawn takes care of Bob's grass, and his family reaps the rewards. I spent Sunday afternoon engaged in my most coveted [...]

Kristi Hruzewicz: Sailing to Paradise — and Beyond

By | March 1st, 2015|

Para Kristi Hreuzewicz followed her sailing dream to a surprising life beyond her expectations.

February 2015

Will Polio Return?

By | February 18th, 2015|

So, American parents are deciding not to vaccinate their children because of a misinformed (in my opinion) fear that vaccines might harm their babies. Now, [...]

October 2014

Parenting by the Numbers

By | October 1st, 2014|

Raising five children and 14 grandchildren from a wheelchair? How does Tammy Johnson do it?

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