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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

How the Fairies Saved Trick-or-Treating

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a wimp when it comes to anything remotely scary. I can’t even watch Harry Potter trailers without having nightmares for weeks. With … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Help for Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a critical concern in the military, and is recognized every October through Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The anonymous blog that we published earlier today is incredibly heartbreaking, … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Suffering in Silence: A Story of Domestic Violence

I am a military spouse, mom to a child with special needs, and am a current victim of domestic violence.  It’s a really hard choice to make to end the … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 7 Comments

Down Syndrome Awareness

This bonus feature of Fridays with Friends is from Lexi over at  She agreed to share Abby with us for the afternoon. Thanks, Lexi!  I pull my two year … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fridays with Friends: Down Syndrome Awareness

Welcome to this week’s edition of Fridays with Friends!  This week, our friend and MSNN Guest Blogger Michelle from Big Blueberry Eyes tells us about the abilities and individuality of her daughter, … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Special Happens

I am pregnant. This wasn’t supposed to happen. We have a 16 year old biological daughter. We tried on and off to birth another spawn for about 10 years. We … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 6 Comments

Making Sense of Sensory Issues

Guest Blogger Feature: My daughter has some sensory difficulties, and so I created her an awesome book to help teach sensory awareness.  This turned out to be the cutest book … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment