Mikelle and I feel compelled to write about life with a disability, not just the challenges but the opportunities, the friendships, the innovations, and the brilliance of our communities in action as we share our everyday life living with a disability. With a little more information, motivation, we hope to share how our life is shining beautiful and maybe help you to shine beautiful, too.
Electronic Visit Verification is raging across the country. See how two families are dealing with it in Colorado.
To Mom on your 90th Birthday. Your life made mine and mine have shaped Mikelle’s and has sewn into the hearts of many to live
Saying Goodbye to Liz… By Taylor Mason, Shining Beautiful Team Member When you work with an individual as unique as Mikelle Learned as long as
From the time our children are born, we worry about where they will live when they become adults. What will their lives be like? We
Writing an ad that attracts the right people to work with your family member who experiences a disability. Choosing a title, using keywords can both
Hello! Have you heard? The Shining Beautiful Series has a new podcast featuring technology and everyday life. Every Tuesday we post a new episode with
Today was one of those mornings. An early and challenging workout at the Crossfit gym, followed by my appealing but frustrating writing class and then,
The Christmas tree is back in the box. Time to put out the welcome mat for 2019. Most of us are tired from all the
The ornaments are up on the tree, the garland glitters, and the string of lights twinkle like stars in the night. A mound of wrapping
The leaves are turning, the colors are rich this year with oranges and reds. In Denver, we have had our first brush with winter. October
Here at Shining Beautiful, we advocate for employment for people with disabilities. Mikelle has been working in some form or fashion since she was sixteen
A little prevention and preparation will improve your child’s school performance this year. By the time you read this blog post, school will have started