Tag: Community

On a Sober Note…

There are 25 million Americans affected by substance abuse with an additional 40 million indirectly affected including family members per Mental Health America. Newsweek.com says about 42.5 million suffer from mental disabilities every year including bipolar, schizophrenia and depression, which is one in five people. I have multiple family and friends who have substance abuse issues and/or …

Enjoying Little Q

He constantly entertains us and makes us a better family. Sappy, I know.

Real, Genuine People

Recently, I was out of town and encountered a number of people who would renew your faith in the humanity. Countless stories about a selfless lady who pulled over to help someone change a tire without hesitation, a man snow blowing the whole block’s driveways in the winter because he could, and a couple that spreads …

Gotcha Day!

It was a gorgeous, sunny day up in the mountains with a slight breeze to keep you cool from the sun being closer. We arrived early in case there were traffic issues and it was an important appointment not to be late for. After we found a place to park, we fed Q chicken and rice with …

Pool Party!

My husband took a picture of me last night in a blow up pool erected in the living room who then texted friends to establish if an intervention were required for me. Okay, so it was a little large for the living room, but I intended to purchase a big pool to play in so it was perfect.

Living Healthier

Little Q is sitting up on his own and is super close to crawling so we ought to be in better shape to have the energy to chase him around and tell him “no”. He’s creating bigger messes, rolling further under furniture and into other rooms, drooling on more floors and surfaces than needed, and …

Adoption

Here is our adoption story

Community Service

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And, if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”  Dalai Lama My husband and I help with the harvest festival that’s been celebrated for over 100 years in the small town we live by. A couple of us are gathering items for games, …

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Angelique and Baby Paige

A Piece of Me

A little like me, a little like you, and a lot like us!

Rinum's blog

Love, live and cherish

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You have to make your own magic...

Jasmine Stanford - Writer, Teacher, Butt Wiper

Musings, critiques, rants and raves about all things motherhood and writing.

OurGreatestDesire

Our journey with Infertility

mykindofparenting

...I'm just doing my best

When Crazy Meets Exhaustion

My attempt at adult conversation.

Keeping it Real

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The Bloggess

Bizarre thoughts from author Jenny Lawson - Like Mother Teresa, only better.