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My Son is a Diabetic: Part 2

My Son is a Diabetic: Part 2

My son is a Diabetic Part 2     Being a father when your child is healthy is difficult enough, but when a child has a disease, illness, or disorder, it can be overwhelming.  My oldest son, Jalen, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in March 2011 in addition to a blood disorder (Idiopathic Thombocytopenic Purpura, or ITP for short) in May 2009.  From all accounts, neither disease/disorder has anything to do with what I or my wife have or … Read entire article »

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Childhood Illness and Parental PTSD

Childhood Illness and Parental PTSD

      In my constant search for more information and better solutions to my son’s diabetic problems and blood disorder, I stumbled across an informative article at Daddy Types that can be found at the bottom of the page under “Inspirations and Resources”. The article covers Parental PTSD and how an illness in children affects their parents. It was a great read, and the topic has shed some light on my situation as a father. It’s … Read entire article »

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Show Me the Links #1

Show Me the Links #1

Each week on Friday, Real Men, Real Dads will showcase five links that we find interesting and worthwhile.  Here is a sampling: Help this dad get his little girl to sleep at night! Tips to help you get laid (by your wife) if you’ve got young kids in the house. Why can’t boys play with dolls? A fun text message log between mother and father. She falls down, but she gets back up! … Read entire article »

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