Jake's Journey with Apraxia

And the Friends We Met Along the Way

“I love you mama!” my son Jake shouted with a bright smile as our paths crossed in the hallway one morning a few days after Christmas. He was still in his pajamas, enjoying a laid back holiday schedule, and his blue-green eyes sparkled with pride. I stopped in my tracks, joy overflowing from my soul. …

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There is a poem a friend gave me in my mid-twenties when I was going through a break-up. Some of you may have heard it before as I have seen it many times since then … Having a child with multiple food allergies, eczema, asthma, and apraxia has brought many changes to my life. A …

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The first time I read Kathy and Kate Hennessy’s Christmas story in their book Anything But Silent, I cried happy tears. And yesterday when re-read it, I cried again. And then when I told my husband this story, well you guessed it … those tears started flowing again. Because this story is that good. This …

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by Amber, Contributing Writer There are many things to be grateful for in life, and it seems people take the month of November to post these things daily on social media. I always enjoy reading the posts by family and friends. It’s nice to get a glimpse into the things in their life that bring them …

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Recently a new friend, whose son is also recovering from apraxia, came to me for advice. Although it was hard to be honest, I also felt an overwhelming need to just put it out there. I knew more than anything she needed someone to be straight-up with her. This was uncomfortable for me because I …

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