What exactly is this Hope thing and what does it do for me?

Where there is hope, there is faith. Where there is faith, miracles happen. I would love to deep dive into this topic and give my perspective on hope and faith and miracles from the experience of my journey so far, being that this is the season of hope and miracles and all.  But this season of hope and miracles is …

I wonder if a wiser one should have had my place?

I originally posted this on the former home of my blog back in May, 2014.  This song I write about pops in my head all throughout December – must be all the church readings and sermons about getting ready for Jesus’s birth.  It’s the Mom in me, and most especially the Mom of special kids,  that contemplates Mary more in …

The Stress Regarding My Teen Trick-Or-Treating Was Not What You Think

Recently The Huffington Post reflected on the issue of teens trick-or-treating (read it here),  which was prompted by a post on Facebook by Explore Talent (see it here)  In summary, there was quite a buzz over the past couple of weeks as to whether or not teens should be out trick-or-treating.  There were debates over age, dressing up, being required to say “trick …

Video: My two teens are Changing What It Means To Be Blind

“Your son is blind. He will never play baseball.  He will never drive.  Your hopes and dreams for your son are gone. Learn how to raise a blind child.  Good luck.” That’s what the doctors told me when they delivered the diagnosis that my son has a rare eye disease called Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).  One delivery of that news …

I actually sat down for 30 whole minutes! Find out why…

I had the honor of sitting down (yep, I actually sat for 30 whole minutes!) with the mega talented Jennifer Lynn Robinson, host of Main Line Connect, to discuss my most passionate work of my life – a passion that was completely unintended and not planned for! Jenifer did such a great job of reeling in my  over caffeinated, highly …