Meeting Milestones Late

I was intending to have some really great and enlightening 😉 😉 posts written for National Down Syndrome Awareness Month (October) and National Adoption Month (November), but obviously that just didn’t happen. (I guess moving halfway across the country will keep you busy!) Although I was hoping to use this blog somewhat as an advocacy…

A Friend Tribute

When I was younger, I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out what type of friend was good for me. Over the years, I’ve learned that the definition of a good friend is different to almost everybody. Besides sharing likenesses and a willingness for friendship, the most important things to me found in a friend…

Traditions Anew

We decided to quit celebrating holidays the “traditional” way this year. In the past, we (meaning multiple family members and my husband and I) had indulged our children with gifts from Santa, the Easter Bunny, and even the Tooth Fairy. Although it was fun to see the temporary delight on our kids’ faces when ‘Santa’…