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Although I will always have one foot in the ocean on the beaches of Florida and the other in the Boulder, Colorado mountains, my heart will forever be with my husband (Roly), children (Sasha & Ryder) and friends. A determined doer, I am always on the go, getting my kids to school and working full-time. I love to cook my family healthy dinners and it all keeps me constantly moving. I am an avid Florida Gator fan, even when we are terrible… but we have nowhere to go but up, right? Please?!

I have always been a fierce fighter for the causes in which I believe. Since Ryder’s apraxia diagnosis in April of 2014 (at 2.11 years) it has become my lifelong mission to make his voice and that of every other child living with apraxia heard. Whether it is healthy eating, living naturally or working with a child on how to overcome a disability, I enjoy being fully immersed in my passions. I try not to take life to seriously and live everyday to the fullest.

Come join me on the journey! Let's learn, laugh and maybe occasionally cry but no matter what support one another in the day to day challenges of parenting a child who has a disability. I always say becoming a special needs parent proved for me the old saying, "it takes a village to raise a child." It isn't always easy but it is rewarding.

 

I love interacting with you guys and try to write everyone back! If you have any questions, comments, or just want to say HI! Feel free to send me a message.

 

** You can now purchase Momma Bear merchadise at my Etsy Shop!! I would love to hear your feedback on it!** 

 

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In The Media

Scary Mommy "Our Journey With Apraxia"

JamBase Confessions of a Music Loving Special Needs Momma

Jacksonville Apraxia Walk Video

News 4 Jax Apraxia Interview Video

Florida Times Union Apraxia Warrior

Able United for Florida Residents (Video)

Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Article

Apraxia Awareness Day Florida Proclamation 2016

City of Jacksonville Apraxia Proclamation 2016

Apraxia Momma Bear