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The battle of the Sides, Mom vs Work

I titled this blog Mom on the Side as a reference to the almost schizophrenic existence that most working mothers have to lead running between the office and home but also to highlight my role with Chelsea, the Mom on the side of the bed, … Continue reading

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The sibling stars win all the awards this week

Sometimes it’s the supporting actors that give the best performance and steal the movie from the “star”. Often in our family we are all bit part actors to Chelsea’s starring role  (see previous) and yet this weekend was once again all … Continue reading

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Just a normal morning – and then some!

Chelsea broke her wheelchair this morning –  the obvious question is how but the real question is why.

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Back at School – but tell me how you really feel!

Summer went by like a fly.  Summer went by so fast it was hard to tell which day was which and how many days were left.  But when the real summer stopped and the nightmare of school began it was … Continue reading

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a holiday from being the care giver, if only for a moment.

Six years ago… Staying in bed for a week was a novelty. Six years ago Chelsea and I stayed at home while the rest of the family went to the Philippines for a wedding. We stayed in bed for a … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Lesson

Originally posted on The World of Special Olympics:
On this father’s day, I’m going to take my lesson on being a Dad from a mom. I never could’ve imagined what one Mom, Lauren Warner, learned from sipping lemonade.  It’s the…

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Just Normal…now that would be amazing

When you dream of being average and would give anything not to stand out in a crowd, chances are you have experienced what it is like to be different and decided it’s not what you want.

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