Our Feature on the Different Dream Blog

I’m excited to be featured on the Different Dream Blog! Thanks to Jolene Philo for allowing me to share the story of how I surrounded myself with the three friends I think every caregiver needs. The Different Dream blog provides advice, resources, and encouragement for parents of kids with special needs, as well as caregivers for […]

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Sending out an SOS for the Holiday Season

The holidays are a joyful but stressful time for many people. This is particularly true for the primary caregiver who is burdened with caregiving responsibilities on top of the seasonal celebrations. The stress often makes it difficult to let go and enjoy time with friends and family.   Here are three “Seasonal Offensive Steps”(SOS) to […]

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Catherine’s Teacher Shares Her Unique Experience Raising A Child With Down Syndrome

October is not only Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s also Down Syndrome Awareness Month and I couldn’t let the month pass without acknowledging this cause that’s so close to my heart. This week, we’re featuring Kelly Kile, one of my favorite people and Catherine’s, as well. Along with being Catherine’s teacher, Kelly’s also mom and […]

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In Honor of National Grandparent’s Day

September 9th was National Grandparent’s Day and I couldn’t let this month pass without remembering and honoring my grandmother, Beaulah, who we affectionately called Annie. For most of my early childhood, she lived across the street from my family and was one of my very first caregivers. Although she was my father’s aunt, she raised […]

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