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Isn’t Splendid Table a Cooking Show?

Isn’t Splendid Table a Cooking Show?

Different Dream Single-Handed Cook

The other day I was exercising, trying to distract myself by listening to one of my favorite radio shows, Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. It wasn’t working.

Enter J. J. Goode

But when her guest, food writer J.J. Goode, read his essay about single-handed cooking, I stopped exercising, captivated

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Nine Ways to Live Triumphantly with Special Needs Kids, Part 1

Nine Ways to Live Triumphantly with Special Needs Kids, Part 1

Special Needs Triumphant Living

Life as a parent is wearing. Life as the parent of of a special needs child is especially wearing. The specter of life as a perpetual care give and decision-maker can be overwhelming. But the parents I interviewed for <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1572933070?ie=UTF8&tag=diffedream-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1572933070

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The Survivor Challenge: How to Handle a Healthy Kid

The Survivor Challenge: How to Handle a Healthy Kid

Surviving Illness

When a child survives a serious illness, life is good again, right? Of course it’s good, but most likely it isn’t perfect since raising a survivor comes with a number of potential challenges. In this post, we’ll identify some of those challenges and the typical ways parents

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Five Ways to Help When a Child is Hospitalized, Part 3

Five Ways to Help When a Child is Hospitalized, Part 3

Neonatal newborn

The past two posts suggested ten ways people can help when your child is hospitalized. Today’s ideas are designed to bring some fun into the mix. The longer a hospital stay is, the more necessary fun and laughter become, at least if you plan to keep your sanity. So the next time people

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Meet Jolene

Jolene Philo is a published author, speaker, wife, and mother of a son with special needs.

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