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The Power of Hope

2017-12-01T08:57:51+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

Waking up every morning and not knowing if your child will survive the day is stressful.  Parenting a child who has multiple disabilities is not easy. Navigating through health care, social support and the education system tests your patience.  Watching your mother’s health deteriorate and makes you feel helpless.  Facing [...]

5 Ways to Use Gratitude to Overcome a Difficult Time

2017-11-22T15:54:18+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|

As offered by people with lived experience My son has a severe disability, my mother has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and my cousin passed away. How am I supposed to feel grateful? If this is a scenario that sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone. Many of us [...]

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