Yesterday was an endo appt. Increase in A1C by .4%. Expected. Maybe the results or timing (Ben's two year since dx was last week) have finally given me the courage to post. How to you know what you are doing is the "right" way manage and give your kids (d and non-d) the best guidance/support possible for a healthy, happy life? It's almost like parenting - you saw the job your parents did and you are going to do some of the same things and you are definitely NOT going to do others but we didn't have diabetes in the mix and I guess I'm questioning a lot lately of the job I'm doing. How much do you test? How much do you ask what the sensor says? How "tight" are the CGM alarms? How much do you explain to parents of kids that want to have your d kid over? How much does your non-d child get alone time with you? Do you plan a mini-vaca around a CWD conference even if it might be the only vacation you get all year? Etc, etc. (Random questions about how much/little diabetes is "in your face" on a daily basis...not necessarily to be answered. Am I even making sense?) How do you know that you are raising awesome chlidren first while trying to deal with the disease second? It is such a friggin' intrusive disease that never goes away. How do you put in in the background more and still take care of it? Ok. I'm rambling. I'm just trying to put into words what I'm struggling with to see if there is anyone that feels the same way. Thanks for reading. I look forward to reading what others have to say.