Returning to school each fall is a time of both excitement and nervousness for parents and students. For parents who have a child with special needs, this time of year can bring increased anxiety and stress. We worry about all the same things most parents worry about, like how will my child do in school? […]
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New leg braces help 10-year-old with spina bifida maintain an active life
Labor of Love is a blog started by Megs Pollock in 2011. Megs began sharing her experience as a first-time mom to son, Jordan, who was diagnosed with spina bifida before he was born. It’s been 4 years since we last got an update from the Pollock family, so we thought it was time to […]
Mommy blogger reflects on 10 years of being a mom
Ten years ago, having made it through fertility treatments and a threatened miscarriage, I was finally allowing myself to be excited that we were a little over halfway to our anticipated due date. We didn’t want to know if we were having a boy or a girl so, when I went into premature labor at […]
Micah Arrives on Tribe’s ‘Opening Day’ to Complete the Pollock’s Winning Team
We are so excited about our new addition to the Pollock household – feeling blessed and humbled to have 3 little munchkins fill our home with love and laughter. We were excited to have our 3rd surprise true gender reveal on April 11, 2017. When Dr. John W. Stewart asked us on April 10 if […]
Pollocks Expanding to 5: ‘Where’ve Come & How We’ve Grown’
We have come to another part of our journey that will change our family dynamics. We are adding P3! Another step in the right direction. Randy and I cannot express the joy that fills our hearts when we talk about our P1, P2 and now P3. God could not have blessed us with more joy […]
Sam Failed His Food Challenge Without Even Taking It
We knew going into Sam’s most recent appointment with Dr. Karnani that he is allergic to tree nuts, sesame seeds and cats. We also knew there was the possibility that even though Sam had previously enjoyed peanut butter without a problem, his allergic reaction to a cashew in January may have triggered a potential future […]
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