My doctor told me not to lift my 6-year-old with cerebral palsy during my second pregnancy, but this put a gap between us that I worried would never go away.
"As she gets older and matures, my hope is that Syona will find her own voice and advocate in a way that feels right for her."
Lego unveils its new "Fun at the Park" set, which includes a young boy in a wheelchair. This mom couldn't be happier.
"Syona's comment made me wonder: did she really think I didn't like taking care of her?"
"There are moments where I get angry, upset and resentful that we even had to make this decision in the first place. It doesn’t seem fair."
Florida teacher Chris Ulmer has inspired Anchel Krishna to take up a new tradition at home with her special-needs daughter.
"Sometimes certain words or events trigger something inside me—something that takes me back to those first days when we just learned of Syona's diagnosis."
Anchel Krishna's daughter is entering at a tricky age—and lifting her out of her wheelchair is becoming increasingly difficult.
"Stranger: 'He’s not regular, is he?'"
Anchel Krishna’s culture is notorious for not openly discussing life’s challenges, but when it comes to her daughter's disability, she’s an open book.
"Heather Bishop’s now 19-year-old daughter, Erynn, was just a toddler when Heather first realized something serious was going on."
"You gave us the biggest gift of all: a new perspective that allows us to live in the present—in an honest and vulnerable way."