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Category Archives: Health, Happiness, and Home

Your Husband had a Traumatic Brain Injury – Living with a TBI

Your Husband had a Traumatic Brain Injury - Living with a TBI

In December 2001, I answered the phone to the news that every wife fears. Bradley, my husband of three years, was in an accident. He was riding his motorcycle on a country road. His crotch rocket hit gravel and he went down at high-speed. Brad was in serious condition with a Traumatic Brain Injury or […]

Smiles – The Best Things in Life Are Free

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There is a saying…”The Best Things in Life are Free.” One of the best free things in my life are smiles. If you ask anyone who knows me, they will tell you that I have a big smile that I flash a lot. I smile when I am happy and I smile when I am […]

Insane – What My Schedule Really Looks Like

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Insane. That is what my schedule really looks like. Oh, I have a schedule and I love my schedule. It keeps us functional. Unfortunately though, many days like today, the schedule goes out the window. Days like today, I have to be flexible and go with the flow. Taylor was supposed to be homeschooling today, […]

ADHD in Our Family – Kids with ADHD – Part Two

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Our girls were diagnosed by two clinics specializing in behavioral disorders with ADHD. Alexis also exhibits signs of ODD or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Sawyer was never diagnosed. Although having lived with ADHD my entire life and seeing firsthand the struggles of our girls, I am pretty confident that Sawyer has ADHD and ODD. Of course […]

ADHD in Our Family – Mommy has ADHD – Part One

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*If you found this post interesting, please share. I will be sending an invisible hug your way :-) We have ADHD in our family. I have ADHD and my some of our kids have ADHD. I was diagnosed as a child and I was medicated during school hours till I was 12. In kindergarten I […]

What in The World are Breath Holding Spells?

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Our 16 month old son, Tristan, has Breath Holding Spells or BHS. In short, he holds his breath till he passes out. BHS is not particularly dangerous. I have learned that many kids experience them. They start at a young age and usually disappear as a child grows older. There are different types of spells. […]