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Blog Hop: The "Mis" is the Matter...

In the Down syndrome blogging community, something called a “blog hop” is happening this summer, hosted by Meriah, the author of the blog A Little Moxie… 752 more words

Just Make the Fucking Donation So the Stupidity Can End

There is a new fad sweeping the internet.  The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Thank God that Lou Gehrig… 544 more words


The NEC Society's Vision: together we can protect preemies from necrotizing enterocolitis

The NEC Society is non-profit, 501c3 organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) by bringing together NEC families, researchers, and clinicians, with community stakeholders, legislators, as well as other individuals and businesses, concerned about infant health. 314 more words

Raising Awareness

Call for submissions

Tonight at Poetry at the Pub I met up with my friend Janette Hoppe. Before reading her poems, Janette spoke about her battle with depression and that she is working on putting together a collection of poetry about depression. 64 more words

Living A Creative Life

Atissue, Atissue, We All Fall Down - Social Responsibility

Once it was the Great Plague in England, then there was the Flu thing in Asia and now there’s Ebola in Africa.

Would it matter if any of your family or friends died from a contagious disease and you later found out that someone you knew could have shared information that might have stopped them dying? 210 more words

Lady Jane

You helped with my three wishes, Genie.

I am literally so so so upset about Robin Williams. He was my favourite actor, and he inspired me in so many ways. And now even though he’s gone, he’s inspired me even more. 117 more words


Wow. Keep building this awareness!

I am actually so shocked and moved by how many people have really got to grips with the fact that this isn’t a celebrity that’s gone wild, and that depression should be taken more seriously than it is. 103 more words