Boy with Down Syndrome Scores Touchdown: Cutest High School Touchdown Ever

A few days ago, I wrote about the great things sports can do when teams include children with special needs. Today, I see this video. It is amazing. An eight-year old boy gets the most joyous run of his life. I literally cried and laughed at the same. ...more

How Sports Create Moments of Magic and Inclusion

For a moment, a breath of time, the soccer field was silent. A clamor of soccer players rushed to kick the ball, yet they stopped. My son grasped the coach's hand. They yelled: Kick it! He did. The crowd cheered, the running began again. ...more

Organic Food, Exercise, and the Right Mindset : Health Miracles for My Child with Special Needs

In 2005, my second child was born with Down Syndrome. He underwent surgery on the third day of his life to untangle a defective digestive tract. Without the surgery, he would not live. I knew food and exercise would have to be the huge part of his recovery, growth, and development. To believe in this principle was one thing - to implement quite another. ...more
Great testimony to the power of a healthy diet!  So glad your little boy is healthy now!more

Organic Food, Exercise, and the Right Mindset : Health Miracles for My Child

In 2005, my second child was born with Down Syndrome. He underwent surgery on the third day of his life to untangle...more

Warts and All

Love yourself – warts and all. Exposing the ugliness creates a hidden wealth of beauty ....more

Time Flies- Check out These Stories Before the Turkeys Run for the Hills

Time flies. In a flash, turkeys will head for the hills. So, take a moment to look back at some of the favorite stories of these last few weeks ....more

The Sibling of a Child with Special Needs is an Amazing Person

My son's sister is a very special child. A budding teenager, she likes books and movies and her friends. When she comes home after school or soccer practice, she steps into another role, one she knows well - the sibling of a child with special needs. ...more

The Sibling of a Child with Special Needs is an Amazing Person

My son’s sister is a very special child. A budding teenager, she likes books and movies and her friends. When she comes home after school or soccer practice, she steps into another role, one she knows well – the sibling of a child with special needs ....more

The Pollination Grant Gives Away $1000 Every Day to Projects and People Changing the World: Here's How to Apply

The Pollination Project officially announces the October 2014 grant winners. My documentary, The Coffee Dance, is included in this list. So many amazing people are working to change the world, one seed at a time - The Pollination Project recognizes the difference made in the spirit of helping others.  They give away $1000 a day for grassroots initiatives with an eye on making a difference in the world. ...more

The Pollination Grant Announces October 2014 Grant Winners

The Pollination Project officially announces the October 2014 grant winners. So...more