Power Mom: Karen Stout

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing this woman for my entire life. She’s one of my greatest influences as a mother and as a person who shines her light in the community. My aunt Karen, whose birthday happens to be today, is this week’s Power Mom.… Read More Power Mom: Karen Stout

Long Distance Daughter

She has a key to the house and will check in as needed. I also have aunts, uncles, other family members and neighbors who would check on her if I asked. It’s important to keep the lines of communication open. Text, call, email, video chat, or do whatever you like doing. People that you trust can be your eyes, ears, hands and feet when you’re too far away to see your loved ones and help them yourself. Stay in contact with them.
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Ladysitting: The Book That Reminded Me of Myself

I finished the book feeling like someone that I didn’t know knew me. While I’ve enjoyed most of the books I’ve read in the past few years I can’t remember one having this kind of affect on me. After reading the last words I returned to the book’s first pages where I saw myself in the preface, enjoying my childhood memories of “delight and time.”… Read More Ladysitting: The Book That Reminded Me of Myself