When Hard Things Help You With the Important Stuff
Some days do not want to be good ones. We had one of those days this past Sunday. I was determined to get to church on time. From the get-go, many factors were working against me. For one, my…
Betty has a master’s degree in management from Doane College that serves her well as a mother of several. Prior to her becoming a stay-at-home mother and caregiver, Betty worked in the nonprofit sector serving several programs in her community. Betty lives in Nebraska with her husband, John, and their children. Betty’s sons Max, Rowen, and Charlie live with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Max was diagnosed 11 years ago at age 4; Rowan and Charlie were diagnosed in the months following at ages 2 years and 7 months. In her limited free time, Betty enjoys walking her dog, reading, writing, gardening, and DIY projects. She hopes her column, “Party of 9,” helps others learn more about her sons’ disease and serves as an avenue to connect with and support other families living with Duchenne.
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