In this season of 'love' with Valentine's Day having just gone by, the receiving and showing of love has gotten played out in a million ways. Some people really got into it with the chocolates, card, gifts, champagne, dinner, the works, while others, (you know who you are) de-romanticized it completely by sending a few characters via text to their special someone. While still others did nothing at all. For many years, I fell … [Read more...]
3 Ways For Preemie and Special Needs ParentsTo Celebrate the New Year While Still Feeling the Challenges of the Old….
2013 - A brand spanking New Year is here. Many people were cheering, shouting, blowing those little honky horns, kissing and hugging strangers and familiar faces alike, wearing silly hats and drinking champagne (or whatever they could get their hands on) as they counted down the seconds to the ushering in of the start of another 365 days. For a lot of people, this is cause for celebration. They have the opportunity to start afresh, … [Read more...]
In an instant you were gone. Before I could see your face, stroke your cheeks, give you butterfly kisses, put bandages on that boo-boo on your knee, smell that sweet scent that only babies have, be your earthly mummy, say hello...... before I could do any of those things, I had to say goodbye. I've lost four (4) babies before I had a chance to meet them. Their names are all the same - Angelito - which means little angel. Their lives, no matter … [Read more...]
Born out of two shared hearts, minds and similarly-felt experiences (and created via a big push from my webmaster extraordinaire Diane), this Kindle book was developed by Marianne and I based off of our successful Disability or Different Abilities 2-part Teleseminar held earlier this year. After creating and co-presenting the Teleseminar, we received lots of feedback that helped Marianne and I realize that what we were sharing touched a … [Read more...]
Date night! All of the relationship gurus say that couples with kids should have one or several date nights! Our 7th wedding anniversary is coming up this weekend and my husband and I are following their advice and are going on a date! Woo-hoo!! During the day - huh? Does this still count relationship people?? In my book it does - and even if it didn't, we're going anyway. We came up with this idea earlier this year … [Read more...]