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Empty Nest Weekend #1

Our son with autism spent his first weekend in his new group home.

It was a flurry of activity for mom and dad; writing rent and utility checks, buying furniture (hint – if you have a used hotel furniture place in town, you can save a ton), hanging curtains, buying extra clothes and toiletries… 242 more words

Care Giving

Simply Complicated Review

I’ve never been a Demi Lovato fan. I’ve never had an interest and her music never really did anything for me. However, I’ve paid some attention to her struggles and honesty over the last few years. 1,217 more words


I Need Help

So I have this thing about asking for help. I think I’m pretty good at it. When I could use some help I speak up and ask for it. 1,364 more words

Climbing Kilimanjaro - Top tip #7 - Listen, and accept help when you need it

If I could give just ONE piece of advice to someone who has taken the decision to climb Kilimanjaro, it would be to listen and accept help when you need it.  597 more words


Finding God in the Middle of Your Mess

“Wait. When do you have to be out?”

My friend and I were sitting in my living room, and as she looked around, she was thinking she must have misheard me. 195 more words

Accepting a Helping Hand

Due to a sequence of personal events this week, I had a lesson in asking for and accepting help from others.  During the last few days, I needed assistance with the activities of daily living, or ADL’s, as we used to call them when I was a nurse. 301 more words

In need of a helping hand

When you are a mom, you are definitely in need of a helping hand (whether it’s family, close friends, your local church or community).  I think this is a hard concept for some of us to accept (especially those of us like myself who do not have a lot of family close by that can step in and help out). 357 more words