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

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.


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.