Author Archives: KA Laing

A Time Of Reflection

This year Thanksgiving dinner is on me. I love cooking Thanksgiving dinner! The smell of stuffing and pies wafting in the air makes my home feel warm and welcoming. I remember the first time I cooked a Thanksgiving turkey. I … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Ease The Stress Of Kid Schedules

It’s Saturday morning and I feel a mix of emotions as I sit here writing and listening to Spy Kids in the background. My emotions are a mix of calm, anxious, nervous and relieved because my younger son is sick … Continue reading

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The Heroes At Home

Our children are born into a life of so much turmoil. So much change all of the time from new schools to new homes. So much time away from one parent (and in some cases both) from weeks to months. … Continue reading

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What Motivates Them?

Motivation is what drives people to do one thing or another. It is like a little fire in your belly that burns and guides you to through life. Advocacy has its own special motivation. Generally, people who take on advocacy … Continue reading

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I Have A Confession….

My confession? I’m an introvert and highly sensitive person. Are you surprised? Most often people are surprised by this news since I don’t come off as introverted. How is it that I can be introverted but fool everyone with my … Continue reading

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Tips For School Supplies

Those who know me well know my very deep feelings on school supplies. If not well…. let’s just say I’m not a fan. In my perfect world schools would have enough money to give teachers so teachers could buy what … Continue reading

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Never Really Alone

I’m somewhere between mile 18 and 19 and I can’t take the pain anymore. There is a blister on my toe. I know it! Why did I wrap my toe? Mom said it would end up hurting and being uncomfortable … Continue reading

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