Discovering Secrets of Parenting a Child with Down Syndrome

The day arrives. The newborn child coos in your lap—her big, broad life on your mind. When will she walk? When will he talk? As a parent with a special needs child, these questions suck....but....what changes? The whole damned game. Find out the hidden secrets things some of us know about parenting children with special needs. ...more

The People Raising Our Consciousness for Global Change

The link between a peaceful, thriving, global existence connects always, without exception, to the seeds of our consciousness when we make choices.   ...more

The Alkaline Diet: Tips to Try It and Live to Like It

Green happens inside and out. When we take care of the planet, we take care of ourselves. But what's the best way to take care of ourselves? What exactly is eating right? With so much information to wade through, it's not easy to pinpoint the exact point at which we've discovered the perfect "diet." We should cringe at the word and instead work on eating foods we can pronounce, with a solid, base in, you guessed it, green. ...more
Thanks for sharing the chart! I feel more energized and vibrant when my body is less acidic. ...more

How to Go Alkaline and Live to Tell About It

Green happens inside and out. When we take care of the planet, we take care of ourselves. But what’s the best way to take care of ourselves? ...more

Read On: People, Stories to Perhaps Love, Learn, and Follow

Finding one’s voice is not easy. I get inspired from those who keep writing, sharing, and voicing stories. I’m sharing some inspiring and honest blogs, feeds, or finds ....more

Terminating a Pregnancy Due to Down Syndrome: Should This be an Option?

I never, for an instant, thought of terminating the pregnancy, even when I found problems in the pregnancy indicated...more

Terminating a Pregnancy Due to Down Syndrome: Should This be an Option?

I never, for an instant, thought of terminating the pregnancy, even when I found problems in the pregnancy indicated a chance of Down syndrome.  I never had prenatal testing. But, what would I tell another mother to do if she found out her child had Down syndrome in prenatal testing? The answer is as loaded as the question, and it comes in two parts. ...more

The Spongebob Musical Already Underway

David Bowie, Steven Tyler, Cyndi Lauper, and John Legend are a few of the big names lending original songs to a Spongebob Musical to premier July 3rd, 2016 in the Windy City at Broadway in Chicago’s Oriental Theatre in July 2016. We’re already dancing and singing to Spongebob. The appeal of Spongebob has me stumped ....more

Stories You Will LIKE: Why Special Sucks, Speaking Literally, and Gazing at the Stars

Time to share some stories. Sometimes I relate to a “special” theme; sometimes its just about being a mom and living another day to tell about it. Here’s a few of my favorites I stumbled upon ....more

Our Dog Keeps Using Our Computer to Pen Ridiculous Advice

We have a dog that seems to keep waking up at night and using the computer. How does he type anyway? Or, for that matter, remember passwords ....more
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