"Aha!" moments can sometimes come as a flash. Mine, came more as a 'snap.'
In the fall of 2008, my then 10-year old daughter broke her humerus, the large bone in the upper arm (and no, it was NOT humer-ous at all!). Believe it or not, this was my daughter's SIXTH broken bone, and my heart just went out to her. Tests confirmed she did not have Brittle Bone disease -- she was just one of those kids (we all knew one growing up… Now I was raising one!). Elli, meanwhile, was miserable. Once again, her body had betrayed her and as a Mom, I wanted nothing more than to help her feel better.
My daughter had been complaining about her cast scratching her and snagging on things so I took out my 30-year old sewing machine and whipped up a simple cover for it, and a matching sling. It worked so well, I made a more colorful version. And, inspired by Halloween coming up, I then made another set. Elli was starting to get quite a few compliments at schoolRead More »from The Accidental Entrepreneur