Parents of chronically ill kids are the best people. They’re the best at encouraging without offering advice, at listening without trying to one-up with their own story. And they’re the best at offering empathy that comes from having walked a similar road. I could learn from these parents.
May these Bible verses be balm for a mother's soul and be words of truth that will lift you up as you continue in your parenting journey.
Grieving is chronic, though not a disease. It doesn’t just come once and disappear. When you lose someone, you experience a grief that will never completely go away. Grief also comes to those with chronic illnesses. They have had to grieve many losses including some of their dreams.
We needed a new narrative and that’s when I had the idea for Supercharged Superhero, a story about a little girl and her superhero dad, whose battery suddenly and unexplainably runs flat and will not fully recharge. It’s a story about change, grief, acceptance, and adjustment. Throughout the book, there is a theme of love in all circumstances.