Hello + welcome to this tiny space on the internet! I created this blog (+ changed the name twice since) 14 years ago as a creative outlet from my career in the emergency room as a PA. After spending the past 7 (or so) years on social media outlets, I have decided to delete all of the ones associated with this blog and get back to the heart of blogging.
Disclaimer: This podcast does not provide medical advice. The information on this podcast is for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Have you ever had a gut feeling that something was concerning about your child’s development, behavior, or health? This is what Melissa Hammerle experienced when she knew something was going on with her son and suspected he had autism. Melissa is on the podcast to share her story of all the heartbreaking challenges her family went through to get an official diagnosis for her son, Parker. She reminds us how important it is to fight for your children and continue to ask questions, even when you feel like no one is in your corner.
Melissa is the ultimate queen of chaos. As an army wife and a momma to four, life is anything but boring. She is a former teacher and postpartum depression survivor. She currently spends her days playing chauffeur and advocating for women to love themselves in all their stages and serve as a reminder that it’s ok that life is completely messy.