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Held Hostage

At 4:50 this morning, I woke up to find that the power was out. After looking to see if the neighbors had power and reporting the outage, I began to tackle my morning in the dark. I couldn’t make breakfast since we had no cereal and I couldn’t cook.  Frustrating, but at least D can… Continue reading Held Hostage

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A Day of Prayer – Therapeutic Center Application Review

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving,  present your requests to God. Phillipians 4:6   Anxiety has run violently through our house over the last several days. It has caused tempers to be short, frustration levels high, and an all around unpleasant atmosphere. Chad and I have been anticipating something… Continue reading A Day of Prayer – Therapeutic Center Application Review

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Effective Communication for Parents

Communication is something so simple and difficult that we can never put it in simple words.  ~ T.S. Matthews Raising children is hard on the best days with the best children. When you introduce a disability into the mix, it becomes, at times, overwhelmingly difficult. There is information thrown at parents of children with disabilities… Continue reading Effective Communication for Parents