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Blog Hop! Why I Write

Today I’m going to do something different. I’m going to introduce you to several other bloggers. Each of them write for different reasons and has a unique style all their own. 1,163 more words

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Malaysian Airliner Crash and Hurting Parents

My heart ached when I heard the news about the tragic crash of the Malaysian Airliner. As I thought about it and prayed for the families it occurred to me that there are many commonalities here with hurting parents whose children are abusing drugs or alcohol, have a mental illness, struggle with self-injury or an eating disorder, are in and out of jail or prison, or struggle with a same-sex attraction. 550 more words

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The Power of Speaking Up by Kyla Ellinger

I’m going to tell you a story. This is one that I havn’t told many people and I’m not going to use anybody’s real names for their privacy, but this is one of my close friends. 609 more words


How Childhood Trauma Could Be Mistaken for ADHD

by Amy Torchia, Children’s Program Coordinator, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

It feels like Advocates have been talking about this for years.  We know that a good number of the kids with whom we work – children and teens who have experienced domestic violence, child sexual abuse, and sexual assault – are diagnosed with ADHD.  332 more words

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A Wonderful Resource for Parents of Addicts

In today’s post I want to introduce you to a wonderful resource – certified Life  and Recovery Coach, Cathy Taughinbaugh.

Her website is an incredible source of  help.  434 more words

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Plastic Free July Update

Well, it’s almost two weeks into my one-week Plastic-Free July challenge ;)

The biggest lesson I learned from taking the challenge (for the first time) is that it will take several tries. 692 more words

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A Father's First Year After His Son's Suicide

Today’s guest blogger is Nick Watts, a father whose son died by suicide a little over a year ago. With beautiful honesty and authenticity this dad shares what this past year has been like. 1,023 more words

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