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She said "call me Henry"

Just when I thought the mood swings, challenges to authority and anxiety attacks were going to get the best of me, I’ve had to sit myself down and contemplate the newest challenge…my daughter’s identity. 605 more words

Raising The Future

Fetal alcohol syndrome - one mother's story

The most popular link on Climbing the Cinder Cone’s Facebook page in the month of May was a column written by Sandy Banks of the Los Angeles Times. 158 more words

Parents

Grandparents raising Grandchildren

In Ontario, a growing number of grandparents are raising their grandchildren. Government officials need to get their heads out of the seventeenth-century sand when it comes to the ability of grandparents to do so. 191 more words

FASD

Event: Hamilton, Ontario

On Saturday, May 30 at 10:00 am, I will be speaking at Hamilton FASD Caregivers Support Group about my experiences while raising grandchildren with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. 68 more words

Mental-health

FASD: Diagnosis

Obtaining a diagnosis of FASD can be extremely difficult, often frustrating parents who recognize the signs and symptoms in their child. But a confirmed diagnosis can open the door to vital services without which the child runs the risk of becoming a homeless or incarcerated adult. 165 more words

Mental-health

Book Review: Together With You, Victoria Bylin

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Sometimes the most unexpected love can be exactly what a heart needs…

When a Lost Child warning blares over the mall’s PA system, Carly Mason finds the little girl playing with a stuffed rabbit. 335 more words

Book Review

How Do You Choose a Child

How do you choose your child? That is a question we never thought about before.

When you are pregnant you love and accept the child God has given you. 767 more words