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Do We Know How to Relax? Do You Want Relaxation or Perfection?
Do We Know How to Relax? Do You Want Relaxation or Perfection?

Deep breaths, vacations, time in nature, stepping away from routine, and meeting up with long-lost friends should help us reduce stress. We should walk back into ‘regular’ life feeling a little lighter. 

Are we ever really reducing stress and anxiety (and lowing our blood pressure)?

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Does age need to limit us? We need to believe we are enough.
Does age need to limit us? We need to believe we are enough.

I tell my son to dream big dreams and that anything is possible. ⁠ ⁠ He tells me he may pursue a career in basketball instead of hockey if he can find enough time to practice.⁠ ⁠ I tell him that the magical thing about life is that you don’t have to decide yet or...

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Unequipped for this?
Unequipped for this?

I never ‘planned’ to have a daughter with a disability. I don't even know how to label or not label her. Having a child with a disability does not mean I am all of a sudden equipped with the knowledge I need to advocate properly or understand her. I am not sure...

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The Way Of Love ~ Not Always A Warm Fuzzy Feeling ~
The Way Of Love ~ Not Always A Warm Fuzzy Feeling ~

The way I have had to love Macey has taught me so much about love.  In the days of hospital stays, procedures, tests, and walking through trauma (as a family) I had to love in ways I didn’t think I had the strength for. Macey needed me to show up despite exhaustion or...

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The Shadows Are Better Shared. You Are Not Alone.
The Shadows Are Better Shared. You Are Not Alone.

Be Who You Are I hope my writing is encouraging and inspiring. But even more I’d like it to be comforting.  We want the voices in our heads to feel ‘normal’ and to know that we are not alone in our fears. It is comforting to hear someone else express something you’re...

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