Monthly Archives: May 2012

Inner beauty, outer beauty

I haven’t put much stock in my kids looking picture-perfect. Sure, I can be as much of a sucker as the next person for a really cute outfit from time to time, but I struggle personally to not fall into … Continue reading

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The Birthday Girl Gives Everyone Else a Gift

This Saturday my son and daughter went to a birthday party of a very close friend, let’s call her the Birthday Girl, who recently moved to another town. Though the Birthday Girl’s older sister has been acutely aware of my … Continue reading

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Open Arms

I’ve had another one of those experiences that are so complicated that it’s not easily digesting itself into a post. But it was too good not to share: There are a lot of spectrums in the special needs world. One … Continue reading

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How did I get here?

With a laundry basket on my hip or a brief case on my shoulder, I’ve looked longingly at the laptop during the last couple of months. I just haven’t been able to squeeze it in. It feels so good to … Continue reading

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