I rang in 2020 with a cocktail somewhere over the Pacific on an epic adventure with my husband and children. My year started out watching my kids experience their first international trip, loving every new experience and all the...
Unprecedented time. Life upended. Interruptions and delays. Lulls. The new normal. These words and phrases have become prominent in our conversations this year. We grapple with the challenges of a pandemic and all of our lives have drastically changed —...
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Reinventing Thanksgiving

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Last Thanksgiving was a complete and utter disaster for me! I didn’t burn the turkey, drop a pie, or drink too much.  The food was actually great!  The holiday fell apart shortly after dinner when a huge family argument...
“Support the Military.” I’ve lost track of how often that phrase is thrown around — it’s easily used.  With simple acts, such as wearing red on Fridays or placing a green light in your outdoor house light, it's easy for...
One of my favorite lines from fiction is “I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Like Anne of Green Gables, I love Octobers. I love the soft light filtering through colorful leaves. The crisp...
Domestic violence and abuse.  If you are lucky, it has never touched you. And I say lucky, because it really can happen to anyone. You may be sitting there thinking: no, I would never get involved with someone who could treat...
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The Moms Will Carry Us Through

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Moms... Have you noticed how people drive these days? It's like we got out from under the "Stay at Home" order and everyone is suddenly 15 minutes late to their grocery pickup appointment. If you turn on the TV, commentators...
“I don’t know.” These words are powerful. Do you feel emotion around these words?  What does it feel like for you to say these words? To your boss? Your spouse? A client? Your friend?  Your children? What does it feel like when...
This week, our kids went back to school for the first time in five months.  They were masked up, but excited to be back in the classroom with other kids and their teachers.  I went back to school as...
This is an article I never thought I would write. Once I felt the stirring to write it... I admit I put it off. It brings up a lot of raw emotions inside me. But because I see the...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

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When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...