Category Archives: Family

The Power to Heal

I have always seen food as a necessity of life but never something upon which I spent a lot of time or precious energy. I have had a basic awareness of healthy eating but I would not have considered myself … Continue reading

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Magic in the Middle

We went out to celebrate the end of the school year this past Tuesday night by going to see Toy Story 3 in 3D. The first two Toy Story movies are much-loved family favourites and the third instalment of Woody … Continue reading

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Light of Connemara

My friend, Dan, is the most extraordinarily talented musician with whom I have ever had the privilege to be acquainted. His melodies are soaring, his lyrics are evocative and his voice is as rich and smooth as the finest wine. … Continue reading

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A Single Step

  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. (Lao-tzu) Our journey into the mysteries and complexities of ADHD began six short weeks ago (although it feels more like six months).  Six weeks ago I felt completely … Continue reading

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Leaning In

I have resolved to place my ego off to the side as much as I am able and truly ‘lean in’ to the Open Secret. To accomplish this I must trust that my reader will do the same (especially as … Continue reading

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Scared and Confused

As the idyll of April drew to a glorious close and I had narrowly escaped the clutches of ADHD, I felt euphoric and hopeful. The constant gnawing anxiety about Michael getting into trouble at school was fading and I was … Continue reading

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Maybe

I have been hiding behind the skirts of my trusted friend, Maybe, for over seven years. I have taken full advantage of her generosity and have camped out, almost exclusively, in her company. Her patience for my continued presence has been … Continue reading

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