Philadelphia~Nominate your Health Hero! (they could win $3000!)

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Health Hero Challenge: Nominations are now open! Who is your family’s champion of fitness? Nominate your favorite coach, teacher, chef, blogger, doctor, nurse, community leader, you! 2014 Be Well Philly Health Hero will win $3,000 for their charity and feature in Philadelphia magazine Our new client Philadelphia Magazine and sponsor Independence Blue Cross seek nominations for the 2014 […]

{TGIF} Fun Friday Blog Giveaway Linkup~weekend of August 1

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Happy Friday! Wow, it’s August. I can’t believe it. This summer is going by much too quickly for me. I started a new giveaway the other day, it’s for a $25 gift card to Staples to help with your Back to School shopping.   Good luck! Come back throughout the next few days and check […]

{Ask an Advocate} SAT scores, GPA and applying to colleges

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Seems like everyone is really on summer break…I haven’t gotten an Ask An Advocate question since May! Today’s question: My son will be a senior this fall. He has a language-based disability, some dyslexia and ADHD. This combination of disabilities lead to low scores in the writing part of the SAT compared to the reading […]

over 25 recipes for all that excess garden produce~tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and more!

This photo is what I actually collected in just one evening--and I could get this much every day!

This year we went overboard with a garden! We have had it with terrible grocery store produce so we went all out. And, wow! Are we seeing results? I don’t mean to sound ungrateful, but I didn’t know it would be this much. Apparently I’m not the only family drowning in cucumbers. My friend Christine […]

Win a $25 gift card to Staples for Back to School! (ends 8/8)

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Are you ready for Back to School? Truthfully, I’m not. Maybe a little. We’re still really enjoying summer, but just yesterday I got a nice gift package from Staples. That sort of got us in the mood. My son was really excited about the pencils, pens and erasers that have Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on […]

Can we please stop telling others how to talk to us? (in that passive-aggressive way)

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If you are on Facebook with your friends like I am, presumably you have other moms on your friends list who are also special needs parents. Moms who we’ve met a school, support groups, therapy appointments, charity events…you know how it is. And of course you all share articles and essays that you find that […]