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Five things I learned from Oprah’s Finale and love letter to her viewers…

May 27, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment

…that I can use in my life as a parent A couple of days ago (as you already know if you haven’t been locked in a cave) was Oprah’s last show after 25 years on the air. I’m not going to sit here and tell you I watched the show religiously and read every book …

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Glee Stars lend their voice to End the Word!

May 24, 2011 Kyron No Comments
Spread the Word to End the Word

Glee…YES, I absolutely consider myself a GLEEK! Proudly, I hold up my fingers in the glorious *L* and count myself among they loyal losers People who haven’t watched Glee may think it’s about a bunch of teenagers in show choir at their local high school who just get slushies thrown in their face because like …

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Thank You, Mom by Procter & Gamble

May 19, 2011 Kyron No Comments

If you haven’t had a good cry recently, pull out your box of Puffs because Procter and Gamble have a commercial campaign that’s at least a 3 hankie kind of commercial. Better yet their Thank You, Mom campaign on Facebook is going to help donate $250,000 to Special Olympics. All it takes is each of …

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Confronting cruel, shameful and rude behavior

May 18, 2011 Kyron 3 Comments
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Yesterday, when talking about Donovan’s IEP, I admitted that I avoid confrontation. Well I said I actively avoid situations involving confrontation. Frequently I wish I was more the person I was in my youth….ready to slay the dragons. Maybe moving out of New Jersey has softened me over the year. I think it’s why I …

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Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Osteogenesis Imperfecta

May 15, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment
Courtesy of WCRB 3 TV - TN NBC affiliate

My love of this show is no secret…..It’s wonderful to see deserving people get a hand up and to have an hour of positivity on television but most of all it’s wonderful to have a reality show that reminds of the best in each of us and the many blessings we each have. The Sharrock …

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ADAPT members arrested protesting proposed Medicaid cuts

May 4, 2011 Kyron 4 Comments

Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes its a firefighter running into a burning building that everyone else is running from. Sometimes it’s a mom who bravely holds down her child while a nurse sticks yet another needle into them, just because they know it’s needed. Sometimes its a person or a group of …

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God Bless Lora

May 2, 2011 Kyron 13 Comments

There’s rarely an opportunity that I’m at a loss for words. Today seems to be one of them. I received word late last night….while most everyone was reveling in the news that Osama Bin Laden had been found and killed, that a woman who had had such amazing respect and admiration for had passed away. The news …

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