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Kate, on life with three beautiful girls, military moves, and CF

Kate, on life with three beautiful girls, military moves, and CF

February 16, 2018

Kate and her three daughters recently moved to Connecticut due to her husband’s position in the Navy. Her youngest daughter, Lucy, was diagnosed before birth with CF. Now 7 months, Lucy has the biggest smile, she’s starting to crawl, and Kate is in the process of figuring out how to work CF treatments into her family’s life.

Lynn, on managing CF as a team

Lynn, on managing CF as a team

November 11, 2018

This week in the Caregiver Chronicles, we share the story of Lynn, who has two children living with cystic fibrosis. Lynn and her husband Josh have managed to balance the demands of a double treatment schedule with everything else that comes along with raising two elementary school-aged kids. 

Susan & Ted, moving past CF to find a beautiful life

Susan & Ted, moving past CF to find a beautiful life

November 1, 2017

Susan and Ted are a Portland, Maine-based couple with two grown daughters. Hogan, their younger daughter, was diagnosed with CF at age 3. She's now a thriving college student who has lived a remarkably normal life, not defined by her disease. In this post, Susan and Ted share memorable moments of their CF parent journey, and everything that they have learned along the way. 

Cindy, an incredible autism mom

Cindy, an incredible autism mom

August 27, 2017

Cindy is a physician with 5 kids, ranging in age from 8 to 19, and is a practicing physician. Her oldest, Marcus, was diagnosed with autism when he was a toddler. Since then, Cindy has become an expert at helping Marcus fit in with his peers and live as normal a life as possible.

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.