Monthly Archives: November 2008

Would you save a life if you could?

When Peyton was diagnosed with Leukemia, one question that we were asked repeatedly was, “She needs a bone marrow transplant, right?” I would have to explain that bone marrow transplant is a last ditch effort, that you don’t do it unless nothing else works, you don’t WANT to do bone marrow transplant.  There’s nothing easy,…

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Loving and Still Yearning – An Interview with WriterGrrl

I ‘met’ the subject of today’s interview when she left a comment on my post about Floortime. I visited her website, and as I left in an email to her, I fell in love with her family and her writing. I bet you will also! Meet WRITERGRRL…and don’t forget to also visit her blog, You…

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Samuels’ Miracle

Written by Tersea from Samuel’s Miracle I’ve really enjoyed being November’s guest poster each Friday and appreciate Tammy giving me the opportunity to do so. I hope I was able to give you a small glimpse into our world since Samuel’s near drowning 3 years ago. I just want to leave you today with a…

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Thanksgiving Reminiscing

As I was sitting down to write this post, I started thinking about all of the things I am thankful for, and there are many. I realized that a year ago, I hadn’t even read a blog and certainly had never considered starting one, and now here I am – part of a community that…

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Giving Thanks.

We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in Australia. There is no gathered family, no holiday celebration, no dinner with all the trimmings. In Australia it is just any other day, week, month of the year. I often wonder why we don’t have a celebration like it, a time to be truly thankful. Of course, the tradition of…

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Remembering What Really Matters

I think we can all agree that the whirlwind of activity in which we find ourselves during the holiday season can overwhelm us. Sometimes we lose sight of the reasons why we celebrate days like Thanksgiving. In other words, we all know that Thanksgiving isn’t just about a turkey dinner, a parade, and a football…

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Thankful Thursday on Wednesday

For those readers who have visited my personal blog, you have probably noticed that I have dubbed every Thursday as ‘Thankful Thursday.’ For the past two years, every Thursday I have listed 10 things for which I am thankful. When life gets difficult and complicated, I have found that my Thankful Thursday posts helped me…

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Special Exposure Wednesday ~ One Little…

…Indian boy. This is a scanned image of a 35mm print taken November, 1999, of then four year old Lee at his preschool Thanksgiving feast. He made his vest and headband…which reads “Chief Running Fast”. Oh how appropriate is that you have no idea. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Share a photo with us this Special Exposure Wednesday….

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The Child Is A Miracle

The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him. ~~Pablo Casals This quote is the perfect expression of what has been on my mind…in my heart. My grandest desire is…

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Try This Tuesday #19: How Do You Get Your Child To Sleep?

When I asked a couple of weeks ago for any issues you would like some input on from other readers of 5MFSN, I got this one from Gail at Challenges and Adventures. She has a question regarding her son who just turned 11. Hi Trish, I would love to pose this question to other moms:…

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