7 things I’d Tell Myself on the Day of My Daughter’s Birth

Have you ever been in such a state of shock that you felt as though your heart stopped beating, and you felt like you had stopped breathing? The air in…

6 Anxiety Myths- Debunked

Growing up in the South, I would often hear the phrase, “Ugh, you’re getting on my nerves” or “Oh, my nerves are bad.” I always wondered what “nerves” were…

7 Things You Should Know About Depression

Have you ever had the flu? I remember about 10 years ago, I came home from work.  I felt like someone had run over my body with a truck.  My…

To The Person That Feels Awkward Around My Daughter

I saw you when you looked up with the familiar, inquisitive stare. When our eyes met, I noticed it. Fear? Anxiety? Maybe. I know when you see us, we may…

To the Special Needs Stepparent in My Life

I’m pretty sure Joseph was the first stepparent. He seemed to be pretty awesome. I would guess that on Christmas Day/Jesus’s birth, Joseph lovingly supported Mary, stepped…

To the Teacher Assistants Who Helped My Daughter with Down Syndrome

If I asked you to list of the top 10 movies of all time, I would guess that you would be able to name at least one actor who starred…

Challenging & Changing Messages: Learning to Talk (2)

If you haven’t read my previous post yet, please check out Decrease Your Stress & Frustration before reading! 🙂 What does ownership mean? The definition of Ownership simply means…

Decrease Your Stress and Frustration by Learning How to Talk

Are you a good listener? Do you feel as though you can express yourself well? As you are reading right now, are you really tuned in to the words you…

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