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The Day After Christmas

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The Day After Christmas

I used to hate the day after Christmas. It was always such a bummer. All the waiting and expectation for Christmas Day was suddenly over. Presents were opened and needed to be put away. Decorations started to come down. Christmas cheer begins to subside, and instead of joyful shoppers at the mall searching for the perfect gift, it’s full of disgruntled shoppers waiting In return lines. I remember always being in such a funk the day after Christmas.Then I became a mom. Something about that first year as mother. The joy of your baby and experiencing a love you never...

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An Autism Mom’s Review of ABC’s “The Good Doctor”

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An Autism Mom’s Review of ABC’s “The Good Doctor”

Ok, let’s be real. This is not a review, just my ramblings! I have never reviewed anything, so how about we all agree to set our expectations low, ok? Ok! Like my picture for instance. I have no idea what the rules are for using promotional photos for a television show, so I figured a quick selfie with the website on my iPad would do the trick! Genius or lazy? I’m not too sure!  So after hearing from a handful of friends that I should watch “The Good Doctor” and seeing promo after promo from ABC saying that it’s the...

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Meet Charm and Grace - Katie

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Meet Charm and Grace - Katie

Hello friends!You know how you picture your life, and think you've got it all together? Or maybe I'm the only one that did that? The majority of my life has been pretty perfect. Happy family, good student, the best of friends, fairy tale wedding. Things had always come very easily to me. Sure, I had my struggles because I'm human, but for the most part I've lived a pretty charmed life. Do you know what happens when you live a pretty charmed life? You start to think you've got it all figured out. Heck, even our first baby was pretty...

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