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The Synergy of Our Brokenness

    Diversity is the key to all human growth. It is through our differences that we are able to develop understanding, empathy, curiosity and so much more. Humanity was intended to exist in synergy with a constant state of learning and growing from the differences we share. It should lead us to an understanding… Continue reading The Synergy of Our Brokenness

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Sixty and Sunny….

Being from New England means you get to enjoy the change of seasons. It means that you witness the trees transform from green to a beautiful mix of reds, oranges, and yellows. It means you watch football with the windows open while you cook a hearty pot roast and and bake an apple pie.  It… Continue reading Sixty and Sunny….

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The True Colors of Unanswered Prayers

Unanswered Prayers   If I have learned anything over the past eight years it is that expectations hinder growth. We create these ideas of who we are supposed to be and what our families and lives are supposed to be like. Our decisions and choices are then catered to match those expectations. The problem is,… Continue reading The True Colors of Unanswered Prayers

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Prove Them Wrong

I talk about this day so often. He was TWO YEARS OLD! He is legally blind. They said he would struggle to read, write, run....hell-they said he'd struggle to do tons of things. Steve and I nodded our heads and ignored their opinions about our sons' supposed limitations. We promised each other our boys would… Continue reading Prove Them Wrong

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You are in Charge 

Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety was the hardest thing I have ever done. These four years were a roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the work that is required to change is now the ongoing battle. I know it will be a part of my life forever.

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What a lot of people don't understand is that Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, is a spectrum disorder. Which basically means, one person with SPD may over-respond to the touch sensation and find clothing, physical contact, or other sensory input as unbearable. Another might under-respond in reaction to stimulation