Growing vegetables for blenderized diet tube feeding

Looking to save money on a whole food formula for the favorite tubie in your life?  On of the best ways to cut down on the grocery budget is by growing  vegetables for  blenderized diet tube feeding.  Your garden doesn’t need to be elaborate.  Your green thumb doesn’t even have to be perfect.  No back […]

Blog Resurrection

One of my goals for this summer was to try and see if I could breathe some new life into this old blog.  A Resurrection of sorts.  I find myself wondering how I ever had time to blog at all.  This old body of mine is slowing down by the millisecond.  I’ve been walking in […]

Liquid Hope Giveaway Winners!

Woot!  I love giving stuff away!  And today Parker and I are announcing the meal replacement Liquid Hope Giveaway Winners! I took all the names, printed them off and then had Parker pick two out two.  I tried to get a picture to validate that the winners were chosen randomly, but holding the camera and […]

EPSDT: Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

I received a phone call today asking questions about Parker’s feeding needs.  I usually get calls like this each month before they send out his formula and feeding supplies.  They ask what his height is.  They ask what his weight is.  Then the conversation took a bit of an unusual turn with them asking how […]

Blenderized Diet and a g-tube fed kid.

I had to make a run to our local health food store today.  I needed to pick up a few essentials for Parker’s blenderized diet.  Goat milk.  Goat milk yogurt.  A not quite week’s worth of apples and oranges, a gallon on milk for my other kids and a bottle of distilled water. The cost? […]

A New Year at Praying for Parker!

  We are looking at a New Year here at Praying for Parker with lots of thoughtful planning and excitement for a new start. My biggest goal for this New Year at Praying for Parker is to offer up posts that include inspiration, great ideas and a sense community for families of children with special […]