Magnusmode promotes independence for people with cognitive disabilities

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day, we’re featuring, Nadia Hamilton, founder and president of Magnusmode, a company that provides assistive technology to people with autism and cognitive disabilities. I’m so excited Nadia was able to stop by and share her story.  Lillian Magnusmode’s origin story dates all the way back to the late eighties […]

Magnusmode Promotes Independence For People With Autism And Cognitive Disabilities.

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What Did I Learn about Myself?

As we continue to move through what seems like the fourth quarter of this challenging pandemic, we must answer to the year that has asked so much from us.  What did I learn about myself? The quarantine at home allowed me to evaluate how I used my time on a daily basis. My answers really […]

What Did I Learn about Myself?

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World Down Syndrome Day 2021

It’s here…World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st! We’re celebrating as a family that has lived with Down syndrome and we’re thankful for the opportunity to bring awareness of this naturally occurring condition in which a person is born with an extra chromosome.  Most individuals have 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. […]

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

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What I Learned in 2020

What did you learn in 2020? This is an important question to ask of ourselves. It is so vital to answer so you can create a path forward. We all had challenges that can lead to outcomes with long–term positive impact. Here are three things I learned from the world around me. Gratitude We took […]

What I Learned in 2020

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself During Challenging Times

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer,” from author Zora Neal Hurston, is suitable for the season we are in right now. It was this time last year where we began to see our lives convert into what some may describe as the twilight zone. A pandemic emerged and engulfed our lives […]

Fail-safe tips to Connect, Push and Relax in the New Year

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Catherine’s 15th Birthday

Catherine is 15! I am still pinching myself and I cannot believe how fast the time passed. Where is that little girl who barely weighed 10 pounds at a year old and struggled to survive in her very early years? Well she’s still going and enjoying the milestones of life.Her birthday falls on the last […]

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A Caregiver Discovers God’s Care in the Midst of Chaos

Please tell us your name and a little about yourself.  My husband, John, and I live in Raleigh, NC where he is the Director of the Raleigh Rescue Mission.  The RRM is a ministry that seeks to Rescue, Renew and Restore homeless individuals to a relationship with Christ and move them on to full employment, […]

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5 Tips for Selecting a Home Care Agency

Providing care for a loved one is a huge responsibility. As our loved ones age or circumstances warrant, it may be increasingly important to invest wisely in supplementary care. It is even more daunting when you have to consider a home care agency.   When preparing to make the decision to hire someone to care for […]

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Eleven-Year-Old Channels His Grief Into Advocacy

November is Children’s Grief Awareness month and I couldn’t have found a more deserving person to be featured than Bryce Fields. After losing his younger sister in a tragic car accident, Bryce channeled his pain and grief by writing a book with his grandfather that addresses the grieving process from a child’s point of view.  […]

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Doubly Blessed, Twice Chosen

“Sometimes, someone comes into your life expectantly, takes your heart by surprise and changes your life forever”.  In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness month, we are featuring a remarkable mom of four teenage daughters. Gayle embodies this quote as she shares her story on Beyond the Waiting Room of being blessed twice with daughters with […]

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