Jamie Sumner

Jamie Sumner is a writer for Parenting Special Needs Magazine. Her articles have also appeared in Tribe, Mamalode, Complex Child and Her View From Home. She is the author of the website, mom-gene.com where she writes with humor about infertility and special needs parenting. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and three children. Follow Mom Gene on Facebook!


Giving fewer gifts made our Christmas so much better

Christmas day has turned magical again.


Our NICU nurse from the hospital became my best friend

I met my best friend on the worst day of my life.


My daughter only wants Daddy and—I have to admit—it hurts a little

There is plenty of love to go around in our house. But when she runs around me to get to my husband when we come home from a date night, it stings.


This mom’s Target run proves why representation matters

My son Charlie, who has cerebral palsy, saw a boy who looked like him in a way that people rarely did.

The Holidays

7 books to help kids celebrate all the winter holidays❄️

There are so many holidays to celebrate aside from Christmas.