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Tiny House on Wheels

This summer our family of four headed across our inspiring country in our ten-year-old camper van, driving from Maryland on the east coast to Wyoming and Colorado in the western mountains. Along the way, I couldn’t help but compare our … Continue reading

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Deciding Our Fate

My husband and I were hit by a car while walking in a crosswalk with the signal on the way home from a meeting at our son’s middle school. We were excited to walk in the cold with the brand … Continue reading

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Parenting Like A Hawk

My husband noticed the hawk first. The loud squawking had been in the background as we enjoyed a relaxing conversation outside. He explained that she was trying to teach her babies to leave the nest and fly. I started to … Continue reading

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10 Positive Lifestyle Benefits From Food Allergies

Having a child with extensive food allergies can be devastating. Fear of anaphylactic reactions can be overwhelming. An inability to socialize around food or eat in restaurants can truly hinder social interactions. Never being able to grab a bite to … Continue reading

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Jostling With Hope For A Food Allergy Cure

When my oldest son was born with multiple food allergies, I asked why they couldn’t make a shot for food allergies like they do for dogs, cats, and the environment. For 13 years I’ve continued to repeat this question. Last … Continue reading

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Why Are You Eating That? 40 Days To Personal Revolution Week 3

The theme of the third week of 40 Days To Personal Revolution was equanimity. There are so many things in our life we can’t change and rather than fighting, it is better to accept that we aren’t in control. Last … Continue reading

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Turning Our Diet On Its Head

When I decided to embark on the 40 Days To Personal Revolution of Baron Baptiste, I was not concerned about the diet component. Our family eats healthy. With my son’s food allergies, we prepare all 21 of our weekly meals … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Bond Between Father And Child

Today, in honor of Father’s Day, I have a guest post from my son who just finished 7th grade. His teacher sent his original exam question to us through the U.S. Mail. She included a letter explaining students had to … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Russian Adoption Story In The Making

Today is Adoption Blogger Day so I welcome a guest post by my friend Michael Mangum. I had the great honor of writing a recommendation for their adoption. Here is their story: When I was 8 years old, my favorite … Continue reading

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Snowbound And Tackling The List

  When the first snow storm hit the Washington DC area, I realized we would be snowed in without school, work or meetings for an entire week. I immediately started to think of ways to put the situation to good … Continue reading

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