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Best Friends

In my family growing up, there were three girls and one boy (and he was the youngest; poor kid). My husband grew up with a twin brother. Watching my husband and his brother interact over the years made me realize how unique and special brother relationships are. I’d never seen two brothers like that. I […]

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Cooper is retarded

Cooper is “Retarded”

Yep, you read that correctly.  Since my seven-year-old son’s IQ is below 70, he would’ve been classified, at least until September of 2013 when the Social Security Administration officially got rid of the term, as mentally retarded.  Cooper is a sweet, strong, innocent, awesome, amazing, wonderful child. He loves to dance, sit outside in the […]

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Supporting Special Diets

“My daughter has Crohn’s disease.” It’s something I have said thousands of times to friends, waiters, cashiers, bank tellers, nice ladies in the line at Target, teachers, coaches, neighbors, etc. It feels like it invades almost every area of our life, because food is so much a part of social interaction. Capri-Suns after games, suckers […]

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