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Finding the Magic in Unanswered Prayers

I recently re-read the book, The Alchemist by author, Paulo Coelho. I try to read it every few years. He was on to something when he wrote "every blessing ignored, becomes a curse." See, God puts people, as well as obstacles, and even tragedies, in our path with great purpose. Sometimes bad things have to… Continue reading Finding the Magic in Unanswered Prayers

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Don’t Be a Tree

Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety is the hardest thing I have ever done. It is a perpetual roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the consistent work that is required to make lasting change is now part of my daily life. This ongoing battle is relentless in its persistence. That’s ok though because I am too!

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Magic Matters-There’s No Denying It

Without the magic of it all, what is the point of it all? Think about it. What would be missing from a world without the mystery and the magic? Well let's think; Santa, Rudolf, Frosty, The Little Drummer Boy, cookies and carrots and presents AND family gatherings... The Easter Bunny, egg hunts, baskets filled with… Continue reading Magic Matters-There’s No Denying It

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A Mama’s Heart

As moms we know a love like no other. What a lot of people may not consider is it also means we know worry like no other. It starts from the very second we learn that our child is on the way.  If you are a mom of children with unique needs there is also… Continue reading A Mama’s Heart

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Magic Matters 

Did you know that October is ADHD Awareness Month? I never knew either. I actually can not believe I have spent most of my life knowing as little as I do about the struggles I face. Honestly, I have always just thought I was lazy, crazy, and...well... just not good enough. Thankfully that simply is… Continue reading Magic Matters 

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ADHD Awareness Month

Those who follow me know my son and I both have ADHD. I have spent the last six and a half years engrossed in discovering and treating not only my son's diagnosis but my own as well. It has been my life's biggest challenge. It is inspiring, defeating, exhausting, sad, and enlightening all at once. … Continue reading ADHD Awareness Month