Tag Archives: family

Because We Love Them SO Much

June 2, 2019 I’m sitting in the airport waiting for my flight and processing all that has happened in the past three days. I feel strangely emotional. I feel tears starting to form in my eyes as I think of … Continue reading

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Urgent Help Needed: The Financial Impact of Cancer and Autism Under One Roof

The Thinking Moms’ Revolution is reeling.  Our very own Melanie Baldwin, AKA Booty Kicker (B.K.), now suffers with spine and liver cancer after having beaten breast cancer and bone cancer. Melanie is an amazing woman who has changed the face … Continue reading

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15 Healthy, Gluten-Free Lunchbox Ideas

It’s that time of year again! Cue the “OMG, I don’t know what to feed my kids for lunch” panic attacks. We’ve made it through the summer grilling up organic hot dogs on gluten-free buns, making runs to the local … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving and Calling all Elves! Thinking Moms’ Revolution’s 25 Days of Holiday Cheer

I have a pretty tight knit family, but happenstance dictates that we will not all be together for Christmas this year.  We will, however, be together for Thanksgiving.  So we have dubbed it ‘Thankristmas” and are going all out.  We … Continue reading

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The Siblings

Autism does not affect just the person diagnosed with it, but every member of the family as well. The siblings are innocent bystanders, the unsung heroes who are often caught in the line of fire.  They are witnesses to all … Continue reading

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This post was first published on 10/9/2012. Happy Gotcha Day, Saint! Eleven years ago I was living the life. I had recently bought my first home, had a job I loved, a coaching gig that was fun, and spent all of … Continue reading

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A Thinking Grandfather Blogs About His Grandson’s Autism

Despite yesterday being Father’s Day, I chose to write about my Father today. I also, with his permission, added a blog written by my father. My father is the most amazing person. He is the best husband, father, grandparent, and … Continue reading

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The Power to Heal

Originally published February 29, 2012 My youngest was just 4 years and five days old when she was whisked to the hospital in the middle of the night because of her asthma. This was her fourth hospital trip for asthma … Continue reading

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Cupcake on Birthdays

Seeing as today is National Cake Day, my husband’s birthday, and my nickname has a little to do with cake, I thought it only logical that I write the blog for today.  To start, let me tell you that in … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse

Every year at the beginning of October I breathe a huge sigh of relief and inwardly celebrate.  Our marriage survived another September!  Once again, I find myself counting the days until that glorious time when I exhale and try to … Continue reading

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