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Alcohol Use During Pregnancy

This is a sad story, but there’s a point, so stick with it.

This weekend my husband, Matt, and I went out to a bar with some friends. 729 more words


Saying 'goodbye' to Capt. Jim Brickson

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – People young and old from the Albert Lea community were on hand to celebrate the eight year leadership of outgoing Salvation Army Capt. 294 more words

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Family affair: DIY Pizza dinner

Day 9 of the detox plan, I’ve been mostly good😜. It does get easier as the time goes by though. I’ve had a fascinating revelation in my sober days. 774 more words

What's For Dinner

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 My memoir: Two Decades Of Diapers is now available. My book describes the events leading to my becoming a grandma raising four grandchildren with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and the challenges and struggles we faced as a family. 64 more words


My Memoir: Two Decades Of Diapers

My memoir: Two Decades of Diapers will be available soon in both Printed and ebook formats.

Two Decades of Diapers, describes the events responsible for my decision to parent my grandchildren, and the whirlwind of challenges and struggles we faced throughout those years. 259 more words


Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders - beyond childhood

In the pre-adoption classes that my husband and I took more than twenty years ago, the instructors emphasized that the babies being placed for adoption probably had one or more strikes against them. 1,810 more words