Confessions of a MidLife Mom

Out in the beautiful Serengeti, you hear the light gallop of cleft hooves. As the sound approaches, it becomes louder.  That gallop soon turns into a full blown sprint and before you realize it, whatever created that sound has vanished. A stately rhino? No. A startled zebra? Hardly. It’s the sound of your 3-year-old running […]

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The Cause of Childhood Death That Few Talk About

There is an open wound that is bleeding… oozing and somehow, few have noticed. Somewhere in the madness, in the swirl of never-ending information and the inexhaustible melee that frequents social media, are the children. The kids who are standing on the edge, waiting to choose life or death… as America continues to live and […]

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Open Letter To My Neurotypical Daughter

I breathed a bit easier on the day you were born. From my over-stretched, worn-out belly you emerged, with a mezzo-soprano scream. You were my rainbow baby, almost 2 years after my miscarriage. When I heard the Doctor say, “She’s fine”, I felt at ease. It wasn’t that I feared Down Syndrome, it was that […]

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5 Ways To Relieve Your Stress & Anxiety NOW!

The other day, I stopped by a Convenience Clinic to get Tayler’s (my oldest daughter) blood tested.  (She has been diagnosed with hyperinsulinemia, so I try to keep a watch on her numbers.)  Although Tayler has an awesome primary care doctor, I absolutely love the idea of being able to stop by a clinic without […]

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