Eating healthier these past few weeks has inspired me

Today is day 14 of my juicing/smoothie cleanse and detox. I'm 7 lbs lighter than when I started and I couldn't be any happier. I drank to my heart's content and felt full at each meal. I would have … [Read more...]

The upside down Kleenex boxes

Around our home there are lots of upside down Kleenex boxes. It seems like such a silly thing yet it describes the extent to which our son needs these boxes to look like. They aren't only upside down … [Read more...]

How did my needs get to the bottom of the to-do list?

Days, weeks, months, years and even decades go by when all of a sudden we wonder how did we get to where we are in life. When it seems that we have allowed so much to slip by with little thought. But … [Read more...]

It’s time for a solitary retreat

It’s been almost a month since I began the Positively Creative Journaling class online. The class has given me a gentle nudge and opportunity to go look deeper within, while getting used to playing … [Read more...]

What if there was a different way of educating our children

(For those of you who read my last blog post about my Etsy Shop... you will have to excuse me for my typo 'smoking' should have read 'smocking', one letter but has a slightly different meaning. I tend … [Read more...]

The autism diagnosis

June 2nd 1993, a day that felt like the beginning of the end of the dreams that I had for my young son who had just turned 3 years old. It was the day that my husband and I received the news that our … [Read more...]

A visit to the dentist… a reflection on the last 17 years

Yesterday was an afternoon of going to the dentist with my son. He was due for his regular cleaning. My daughter came along for the ride, and I was telling her how much her brother had evolved since … [Read more...]

Friday’s Bliss List… gratitude!

This is my first time posting a Friday Bliss List. It was started by Liv Lane who ran an e-course that I took this winter on How To Build A Blog You Truly Love. I joined the e-course a few weeks late, … [Read more...]