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Mercedes, breaking down barriers for her daughter

Mercedes, breaking down barriers for her daughter

June 19, 2017

Mercedes is a full-time professional and mom of two children, ages 2 and 5. Her oldest, Mila, has Down Syndrome, and Mercedes has spent the past five years becoming an expert in helping her daughter to meet and exceed all expectations set for her.

Helen, mom of 7 and superhero caregiver

Helen, mom of 7 and superhero caregiver

June 19, 2017

Helen and her husband, Paul, have seven kids, several of whom have chronic conditions. Their oldest son, Paul, has Common Variable Immune Deficiency, a condition that makes it difficult for him to fight off infections on his own. This interview will focus on Helen's experience learning to navigate the care for Paul's condition.