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Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique

Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique

It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s have a little fun with a top 3 list: Top 3 Ways to Show You are Unique Don’t do the Ice Bucket Challenge: What’s this you say? The ice bucket challenge is long gone–yes, true, but there’s always something like it on social media that encourages you to do what everyone else is doing; comment if you see blue/brown, make a list of 365 things […]

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What Does it Mean to Be Strong?
By     |    Jan 27, 2015
Posted in: Sandwich Lady, Strong and special kids, Strong Girls and Women     |    5 Comments

What Does it Mean to Be Strong?

The second part of my new tagline is Be Strong. What does it mean to BE STRONG? To my four-year-old, it probably means someone who is able to lift really heavy stuff. That might even be what my stepson (14) would think, too. But this is something we say to people who are going through turmoil and tough life events: “You are so strong.” “Use your inner strength.” “Be strong.” […]

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Be Unique
By     |    Jan 20, 2015
Posted in: Books, Parenting, Sandwich Lady, Strong and special kids, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    1 Comment

Be Unique

The first part of my new tagline is BE UNIQUE. I think it is possibly one of the hardest things to do in a world where people who are truly unique are often criticized, bullied, and in some places–ostracized. But let’s look at it on even a smaller scale. What happens to kids and teens who do not fit the mold of what everyone else is doing? We don’t have […]

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A Child With Cancer Makes Others’ World Series Dreams Come True
By     |    Oct 21, 2014
Posted in: Family, Sandwich Lady, Sports, Sports, Strong and special kids     |    No Comments

A Child With Cancer Makes Others’ World Series Dreams Come True

It’s been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals have been in the World Series. The last time was 1985–they played and BEAT my favorite team, the St. Louis Cardinals. I have to say, and if you are my Facebook or Twitter friend you know, that I am a bit disappointed this year is not a repeat of that 1985 series, when it could have been. But alas, the Cardinals […]

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