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a look into the future {EB Awareness Week}

A fellow blogger wrote this: I just wanted to share

life into likeness

Seems like EB is getting more attention in the media these days.  Often, the attention is focused on the kids, the “butterfly children”.  I get it.  Seeing kids suffering in the way that so many do is heartbreaking and gut-wrenching.  I see them and I want to do something to help… ANYthing to help alleviate their suffering.  The fact that I am a mother to one of these sweet children makes my desire to find a cure strong, while at the same time wanting her to live her life to the fullest without any regard for the condition that affects her daily.

There are also adults living with EB!  Yep.  It’s true.  Some forms of the condition take the lives of children when they are far too young, some forms don’t.  These children grow up living with EB, become adults living with EB, and are passionate about letting people know…

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On Self-teasing

One more week. We’re hoping that’s what I have left, is one more week in this bandaging that makes me look as though I have elephantiasis of the big toe. Read the rest of this entry

Sock it to me (knitting)

So, this is happening. It may be another failure.. Or it may not be.. Read the rest of this entry

On Spelleeng, Grammer and kredibility

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a stickler about spelling and grammar. At times, I’ll overlook it, chalking it up to Autocorrect on our phones. I know, as my Iphone does it all the time. However, when it’s blatant or persistent, it feels like nails on a chalkboard.  Read the rest of this entry

Ten Things to never say to a parent of an only child

My daughter is an only child; by conscious choice. Though I’m generally open on my blog as to why my husband and I only have one child, I don’t discuss it in public simply due to the long explanation involved. I choose to keep it brief “It’s for medical reasons”. However, for years after we had Kathryn, we were asked, even by close friends and relatives, many questions. Some of them were ignorant. Some of them were hurtful, especially since George and I are both only children ourselves.  Read the rest of this entry

A Letter To Miley Cyrus

I jumped on the MileyWagon and am sharing this recent open letter from another blogger.

A Letter To Miley Cyrus.

Raising the compassionate child

Kathryn was three when her Aunt Tammie died in July, 2007. Tammie left a husband and two children, ages five and nine, that Monday morning. Kaci has no memory of her and vaguely remembers going to Texas for her funeral. Read the rest of this entry

Extreme Makeover: Blog Edition

A couple of weeks ago, LittleRockMamas was informed of some major changes that would take place: Primarily, that Arkansas Democrat Gazette would no longer be hosting or supporting the site.
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HMU or txt me when we get on the playground K

A recent survey done in Massachusetts stated that twenty-percent of 3rd grade boys and eighteen-percent of 3rd grade girls own cell phones. Yep. Twenty percent. That basically translates to about five kids in each classroom, folks. FIVE.

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My Grocery Deals of the Week

I probably went a little overboard with the deals today, but I also wanted to give you a little variety to choose from as well! Tonight, I went to three stores to find the best bang for my buck, and started at. I had a budget tonight of about $15. I managed to be under budget tonight and was able to buy several items that we use in our home frequently. I’ll tell you how..

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