Episode 77: How to Use Your Voice for Good

Episode 77: How to Use Your Voice for Good

Derek “Tank” Schottle, a Special Olympian with Autism from Sugar Land, Texas, joined Parenting Impossible to share his experience with sports and inspiring other people with disabilities through social media. Tank joined the Special Olympics in 2001, and plays seven...
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth

On May 31, 1996, a beautiful baby girl named Elizabeth was born. Her mother, Annette, was overjoyed with the arrival of her firstborn, although scared at the thought of caring for this 29-week tiny preemie who seemed so fragile.  It wasn’t long, however, before the...

I Am a Mom Without a Country

After my daughter Elizabeth passed away from mitochondrial disease in November of 2013, I had a full-on identity crisis. Elizabeth was 17 when she died and from the moment she burst into the world as a two-pound, 29-week preemie, she had consumed me. She was...