My grandmother was the most important person in my childhood and truly made me the person that I am today. We were extremely close and had a connection that was unlike any other. She became ill and in the end hospice came in to help her stay comfortable at home as she neared the end. We had several nurses assigned to care for her over several days who were all incredible. The care and respect they showed my Gram was more than I would have ever expected. They treated her like she was their family. read more →

My ex and I don’t split holidays, we share them together so our daughter doesn’t have to miss out on either of us. We buy together and contribute as a whole… not a half. Usually have Sunday dinner together as well so our girl gets at least one full family meal a week. We’ve also gone places together as a family because that’s what we still are. No courts, no payments, just us being parents like we signed up to be. read more →

I came across Archie’s Fight on Instagram. I read about this beautiful little fighter, only two years old, that has been diagnosed with Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Anterior Horn Cell Disease. This is only Australia’s third diagnosis of this disease, which has caused paralysis in Archie’s right arm, both legs, and his chest. I was really touched as I have a 5-year-old and a 16-month-old and it all felt too close to home. read more →

Get through anything.
After being beaten, raped and starved throughout my childhood, I married into an abusive relationship, and then married into another abusive relationship. As I escaped each situation, I endured a period of homelessness, but God always provided me with earthly angels who cared enough to help. I am still enduring my latest period of homelessness, but I have been fortunate enough to have a friend that lets my children and I share a bedroom and couch.
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