Monthly Archives: March 2012

Date Night

Date night?  What’s that?  It’s usually a rare occasion that I get enough time to get ready for a night out with the hubby.  Normally, our romantic evenings consist of flopping on the couch at the end of the night … Continue reading

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Meet the Thinking Moms’ Children

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Today, we introduce our children. To us they are more than a number. They are our world. From the moment we wake until our weary heads hit the pillow, they are the reason for everything we do. The research. The healing. … Continue reading

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My Happiness Project

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 Last month, one of my dearest friends offered me a book called “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin: a book about a woman who apparently had everything (a supportive family, a sympathetic husband, healthy kids, a good job, nice friends) but somehow felt … Continue reading

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March 23, 2012: Mama Bear Writes To Her Baby Bear

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March 23, 2012: Mama Bear’s heartfelt letter to Baby Bear… “I will be there to hold your tired body when you are sick and to run next to you when you are well. I will be there to pick you … Continue reading

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March 22, 2012: Jerry on Autism, Education and The System

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March 22, 2012: Jerry discusses autism, education and what is wrong with the system. “The typical children in the classroom are also deprived of what they need if the balance is askew.  I was recently in a third grade classroom … Continue reading

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March 21, 2012: Thinking Mom, Mentos and A Secret Facebook Group…

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March 21, 2012: Thinking Mom, Mentos and a secret Facebook group spent a night with ‘the vaccine champion’ and six bouncers. Did they end up needing bail money? Find out in today’s bog… “Eleven of us from the group were … Continue reading

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Out With the Old – In With the New

When I think of the end of the week I don’t think of major news stories. I don’t prepare myself for gripping, fearful statistics being unveiled. My thoughts are on relaxing with my family and catching up with my husband … Continue reading

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Where’s My GPS??!!

For most of my life I’ve had a plan. The plans haven’t always worked out, but I’ve had a reasonable plan nonetheless. When I was an impassioned six year old I saw the movie Gideon’s Trumpet and decided on the spot that … Continue reading

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Perspective

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A family friend just died of cancer.  A really good man who was fun and funny, who enjoyed life to its fullest, and whose warmth and generosity will not be forgotten.  I was really sad.  For his daughter, who is … Continue reading

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The Caregiver’s Moment

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Dedicated to my brother, Brian Joyce, who passed away today, March 23, 2012, the day before my son Liam’s fourth birthday. He was the ultimate caregiver and peacemaker. Another good one gone, far too early, taken by cancer. Since our … Continue reading

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