Being Born

I tried to pretend like last night was like any other night. Deep breath in. Exhale. Deep breath. Exhale. No thinking. Stop thinking. I SAID NO MORE THINKING, CHRISSY. I felt like it was the night before I was giving birth and I knew that by today everything would change. Maybe for just a day Read more…

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The Three Best Cures for Anything

There is an Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” My ancestors got that mostly right. Sure, there is nothing like curling up in your bed, wrapped in a comforter with squishy pillows to make you feel better. Bed is a great place to Read more…

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Wrong Planet

This is a post for you… The Friend that reads this blog every day… Sometimes at night right after I hit publish…and sometimes you write me and you say that my blog is the first thing you read each day… sometimes from your phone before you even get out of bed. You are totally my people…My word Read more…

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Be Like Tree

Many days are hard. I’m counting down the minutes until bed time. I feel like I’m tired and I’m just doing it all wrong because it should be so easy…but it’s so…not…. Not because of Autism- heck no- just because I’m a Mom. I don’t soak up the details- I’m not in Mothering bliss…I make it Read more…

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Never Give Up

I was so excited all day… Almost giddy really…No expectations– I’d whisper just to be safe. This was gonna be good- and I just knew it. He was gonna surprise me. He always does. We were taking the boys to see Yo Gabba Gabba -Live, Greyson’s favorite TV show since he could watch TV- and Parker’s Read more…

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G-Free Foodie Survey

Hey Friends, When you have a few minutes pop on over to this page and take a survey.  We appreciate your input! Thanks!

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So Sorry, Calamari

We do apologize. It’s just that you’re so delicious, nutritious, and at home in so many dishes from cultures all across the world. Right now is a great time to be a calamari fan, but a really bad time to be a calamari. Over the last three years, California fishermen have caught record numbers of Read more…

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Fabulous Flaws

Tonight I went to Physical Therapy for the first time in at least a month. Days went by and I kept forgetting to schedule an appointment…and suddenly days was a month…and I kept thinking- I need to make an appointment for PT…I wish I had someone to take care of me…and today I realized…I DO have Read more…

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He Is In There

The first time I truly saw that Greyson could understand more than I realized was over the Summer… Greyson had therapy every day from 8:30am until 5pm. One of those days I had friends and itty bitties over to swim during his afternoon therapy session. Greyson was downstairs finishing up his lunch. All the kids Read more…

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Garcinia Cambogia: Next Best Weight-Loss Aid?

We all need a little help sometimes, especially when it comes to weight loss. Going against your biological evolutionary instincts by consuming less energy than you expend certainly isn’t easy. But that’s what weight loss takes, convincing your biology that just half a sandwich is fine, or that you can do without bacon and cheese Read more…

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Dining Out With A Healthy Conscience

In today’s increasingly health conscious society, many people are either on specific diets or are simply living a lifestyle that excludes or limits certain foods. But Americans also dine out about 4 times per week according to some estimates, and reconciling one’s specific diet with what’s on the menu can be somewhat tricky. Whether it’s Read more…

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Weekend Peak

Sometimes the anticipation of the weekend is better than the actual weekend. This weekend -that wasn’t the case…It was really, really good… I’m gonna tell you just a little bit now so I can go to bed soon and rest up for tomorrow- Monday- my seventh favorite day of the week. Color Me Rad made Read more…

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