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A Little Kindness

Originally posted on 22w6d:
When I taught first grade we had two rules in our classroom: Do the Right Thing, and Always Be Kind. We never had an issue come up that couldn’t be addressed by one of them. Pretty simple really. I wish I could say I live by them in my day…

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A Resolution

Originally posted on 22w6d:
In honor of Nurse Appreciation Week, this Flashback Friday is a re-post of a blog from January. James had just left the ICU after almost three weeks, and I wrote this to thank the amazing nurses and RT’s that took care of him and us during such a difficult time.…

Love in Other Words
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Love in Other Words

Your words matter. Written, spoken, texts, no matter what form they take, they all matter.  The power of a kind word when your heart is hurting is immeasurable. We’ve experienced two serious hospitalizations with James. Throughout each of them we felt an amazing outpouring of love and support from family, friends, and even strangers. I … Continue reading

A Strong Spirit
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A Strong Spirit

One of the most beautiful things to witness is the natural development of a child. To see them progress from totally dependent infants to independent little toddlers is remarkable. I think that’s one of the reasons I enjoyed my job in ECI so much. Yes, we were “intervening” and working hard at accelerating developement, but … Continue reading