“It Could Help Her.”

These were words of great relief for me, hearing them from the therapist (whose doctoral dissertation was on ADHD) who had just spent the better part of an hour talking to us about my older daughter’s lack of concentration and focus. I wrote about our experiences here, and about how I’ve been dealing with behavior…

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A Few Questions for Thoughtful Democrats

I don’t talk politics a lot here, but I’d really love to hear what Obama voters think about this article: “I’ve said this several times before: Either the President knows everything and he’s lying or he knows nothing and he’s incompetent. If he’s lying, then we will have some serious issues on our hands. If…

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Late, But Ready to Party! Lawn Chair Catechism!

CatholicMom.com is full of awesomeness, and I don’t say that to be self-serving. (Frankly, I’m low on that totem pole, and a newcomer to boot!) Lisa Hendey and Sarah Reinhard have presented a great opportunity for spirtual growth this Summer called Lawn Chair Catechism. Weekly, we can “meet” online for a discussion. But allow me…

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The Brick Wall

I have always homeschooled my children, beginning ten years ago when my older daughter was almost 5. Because she was born in October, she would have missed the cutoff for Kindergarten; in the meantime, she could read and had learned to write her letters and her name. Homeschooling was what we wanted for our children…

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Hyperemesis Awareness Day

  Today, May 15, is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day. Please take this opportunity to pray for women who suffer from HG and their families, and spread the word on this condition. I’ve written about my own experience with HG, and was grateful to be able to do so on a bigger platform last December, when…

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