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Baby "Ari" one week new!

It’s been too long since I’ve been with a brand new baby.  Having a newborn is a really indescribable feeling.  It’s the best, and yet so scary, especially the first time around.   122 more words


Kleinheksel family

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Another perfect night on the beach spent with this family. I think I could spend every night at the beach *sigh* And little Urban reminds me so much of my own boys – full of life and super active! 

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I wonder if it’s possible to be crazy and not know it. I think I am a caring person, but considering all the arguments I’ve been getting in lately with my siblings, I’m beginning to wonder if I’m the one who isn’t tracking on all synapses. 529 more words


Empowering families together

What can we do to prevent teen pregnancy and prevent children from going to foster care?  We can empower families together.  There are many ways to empower families but I think a great first step is by taking care of yourself physical, emotional and mental health. 36 more words


Family and community engagement by schools

Across Australia there is an increasing awareness of the importance of school–community partnerships and engaging families and the local community. I recently presented a workshop for teachers on community engagement as part of a… 1,227 more words

Community Engagement

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.


nathan david

dear nathan,

you are fantastic. i am not sure if that is an adjective typically used to describe a sweet baby boy, but it is a word that i like, and i really like you, so let’s just use it. 70 more words