LeAndra Monsen

LeAndra is mom to Abigail Cindy Lee, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH), Septo Optic Dysplasia (SOD), Non-24 Disorder and Autism. She writes candidly about raising her daughter with love and passion.

leandra and abby

Parenting, Special Needs

I Lost My Daughter. Even though She is Alive, I Lost Her, and I Grieve Her all the Time

Having a special needs child is a lifelong grieving process. Each new milestone that does not happen is a painful reminder of what you've lost.

Abby sleeping

Sleep, Visual Impairment

Developing Your Blind Child’s Sleep Schedule

LeAndra writes about her daughter's Circadian Rhythm Disorder (CRD), also called Non-24 Disorder. CRD kept Abby from sleeping for years. LeAndra researched solutions and shares them with you!

Abby smiling

Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Visual Impairment

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH): A Mother’s Perspective

LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter, Abigail, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypopalsia and Septo Optic Dysplasia. LeAndra explains what ONH is and how it affects Abigail.

Special Needs, Visual Impairment

A Miracle Baby: Abigail’s Story

Read the story of Abigail's birth and how her parents reacted to finding out that she was blind.