Where Do Memories Go?


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Moving boxes always gets me in a corner. Memories stare at me, begging to be looked at again. I hold up the photos, smile, laugh, wonder where time went. Does the past just sit there, always waiting for us to look back? Does it even exist? Yes. I can say. …

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National Dog Day: A Special Day for Dogs


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It’s a dog’s day in the afternoon. Warm, moist, just as summer should be. As I walk, my dog trots by my side. He pants as his paws pad through the grass. His nose ready to find what only he can find. My son laughs with so much glee, he …

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Not to Miss: Special Posts to See Again

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Information flies by so fast, time to pause for a few posts worth noting. 1. Children with Special Needs Travel Series: A four part series on ideas and tips to travel with humor, grace, and as much efficiency as possible.   2. Sign Language Brings on More: The supplement of …

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Bridge the Gap

Bridge Gap

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The span between us seems too big to cross. Mind the gap; build a bridge; peace will come.

Stepping Out: A Necessary Time-Out for Moms


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When I can count on my one hand how many times I’ve been out on my own without kids in the last few months, I get scared. Not a scream-in-the-dark-because-there’s-a-monster-in-the-closet scared, but scared I’m getting crispy around the edges. Parenting takes time, and there never seems to be enough of …

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Whisper Sweet Nothings


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A pound of sweet nothings is a prevention and cure for most of life’s woes. Tell those you love simple, sweet nothings for the good of it.

Behind the Thick

BEauty Lies butterfly quote

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We’re all just ugly ducklings; butterflies in cocoons; a canvas before the paint. Hidden underneath our ego, fears, and the thick of life’s challenges is the true glory that is all we are meant to be.