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This month, like many of us, I’ve been reflecting on gratitude. I have so many incredible things for which to be grateful: My ever-amazing daughter, Katie, who is my greatest teacher. Her fabulous school, which continues to rock our world. … Continue reading
The Perils of Puberty
I can’t ignore it any longer. My eleven-year-old daughter Katie has entered puberty. My sweet, helpful little girl has been replaced with a crabby, mercurial pre-teen who litters the floor with discarded possessions, eats nonstop, snaps at me, argues about … Continue reading
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Shop Cynthia’s Closet on June 14th
As a result of Isagenix and the IsaBody Challenge, I’ve lost 40 pounds. I want to lose a few more, but I took a break for my birthday celebrations, and as I tend to do, a couple weeks turned into … Continue reading
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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–April Update
I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was going to celebrate my 50th birthday by planning a year of activities and challenges to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and so far, as predicted, … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged 50th Birthday, A Living Family, Authenticity, Autism, Autism A to Z, Birthdays, Dating, Milestones, New Things, Sheila Pai, Storied Nights, Unplanned Life, Writing Life 16 Comments