It’s the start of the new year, and a time to reflect and make changes. In that spirit, I have decided to change the name of this site (and the […]
Hello! For readers in the U.S., I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and a happy weekend to all! I am so thankful for this community and for all the […]
I made up a BINGO card, with each square being a common experience for parents of young children in glasses. Do you have a bingo (5 in a row, up and down, across, diagonal, or all four corners)? What other experiences should I have added?
Yep, even superheroes wear glasses!
If you have a young child and you’re wondering if they may have a vision issue — go, get them checked out now. Vision issues are notoriously hard for parents or pediatricians to catch in young kids without a full vision exam. As it turns out, a pediatric vision exam is a pretty easy, non-invasive way to either get peace of mind or, if your child does have a vision problem, get moving on treatment.
Zoe’s 9 year anniversary of getting her first glasses was at the end of December. Her Glassesversary, as I like to call it. At this point, she’s had glasses for […]
I just love this new post by children’s optician, Danielle Crull from A Child’s Eyes. She walks through the possible frame count for a young child as she learns more […]
One of the common questions we see is what options are available for thinner lenses. I’m going to be up front that the answer is complex. A good optician is […]
The 5th annual Great Glasses Play Day is almost here. It’s a day to celebrate kids in glasses, eye patches, and contacts; a time to raise awareness of the importance […]
Sometimes you do what you need to do to help the ballerinas in your book see: Four year old “P” was given a ballerina-themed activity book. She decided to make […]
This is for all those parents out there who wonder what their child sees. I absolutely adore this picture drawn by Allison R. She’s eight and has been in glasses since […]
“Grady Gets Glasses” is a new picture book written by Dede Rittman. Rittman was a 10th grade English teacher for many years, she also wore glasses as a young child. […]
Happy 2016!!! Here’s a few wishes I have for all of you in the coming year… May your child’s eye doctor work well with your child and explain everything to […]
Today is Thanksgiving in the US, and so I find myself giving thanks for so many things. In particular: For colorful glasses For lenses that can correct vision For opticians that […]
I’m giving away 10 copies of the “Glasses” book in honor of the two year anniversary of my Kickstarter to fund its creation.