TiVo® Alert – The Miss USA Pageant

April 11, 2008 Kyron No Comments

I am SURE you are saying are you kidding me with the Miss USA Pageant as a TiVo alert! I however think all of you with little girls may be very happy to have your daughter see Miss Iowa – Abbey Nicole Curran.  She’s a beautiful, talented, intelligent, self-possessed, young lady who is competing for the …

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Emily Perl Kingsley and her Prize

April 10, 2008 Kyron 25 Comments

Many of you have read Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley. It’s a poem that was shared with me very early on in my journey as the parent of Katherine. I felt like it gave me the ability to say “exactly“! Someone actually understood!!That is why I thought this piece was so much fun – it was …

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A ‘Noble’ idea

April 10, 2008 Kyron No Comments

I was pointed to Pamela Wilson’s post at Bella Online. In this post on the passing of Melissa Riggio (daughter of Barnes and Noble CEO Steve Riggio) I mention this because I was moved by the idea and I think some of you might be interested in participating in the tribute as well… Some family and affiliate …

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In Memoriam…

April 9, 2008 Kyron No Comments

On March 29th I shared an article that was published in National Geographic Kids site. It was about this remarkable young woman Melissa who wrote about being a normal teen who happened to have an extra chromosome. I thought it was a remarkable testament not only to what a remarkable young woman she was – …

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For today, we light a candle

April 8, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

Well today we had to sit down and tell Katherine that Auntie’s illness was more than just jaundice. The word cancer in our family understandably has the most serious of connotations. Katherine is named for two people who died of cancer. Auntie was best friends with these two extraordinary ladies. One of those ladies was …

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Love across the miles

April 7, 2008 Kyron No Comments

It’s been an eternity it seems since I was able to write here. On incredibly short notice we packed the family up and drove to New Jersey from Georgia. It’s a 900+ mile trip and a bit over 16 hours in a car. Tons of fun with a toddler and a special needs child. Ok …

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TiVo® Alert Autism Every Day on Sundance Channel

March 31, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Autism Every Day on Sundance Channel: The Sundance Channel will present the U.S. television premiere of Lauren Thierry’s documentary Autism Every Day on Wednesday, April 2 at 8 p.m. ET (which is World Autism Awareness Day). The film documents the day in the lives of eight families struggling to raise children with autism. I hope …

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