The Kristen Chronicles: The Key

How often do we want a quick fix, miracle cure, or the key to the treasure? We want to fix our relationships, we want to get well quick, and we want 3 steps to a happy life. Bam! Done. Onto the next thing. But what if it's a quick fix for your son's reading delay? …

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The Kristen Chronicles:Autism

Today I'm getting away from the chronological nature of my stories to celebrate a newly published book. I've downloaded it on my Kindle and I can't wait to dive in. In a Different Key: The Story of Autism, by John Donvan and Caren Zucker. I'm excited that a highly-rated, well-publicized book centers around a topic many of …

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The Kristen Chronicles: The Ladies of the Lobby

                        One bright morning I packed my newborn Katy and 19 month-old Kristen into my little white Pinto and nervously made the 18-mile trip across Dallas to the Easter Seals Society. There we would find therapy and friendship. I had signed up for one; the other was a wonderful …

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The Kristen Chronicles:Turning from Why

  I never would've thought a quick trip for milk would change me forever. It all began with a woman and her two daughters, standing beside me in the checkout line. The girls' clothes were soiled, hair messy, and faces dirty. The mother, on the other hand, was neat and clean. Though it seemed she didn't …

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New Year, New Reading Goal!

I love to read. If only I could lose myself in a book all day, every day! Paradise! (...ok, maybe not literally, but you get it...) Because there are only so many hours in the day (24 but not -- you know), I do two things: listen to books as I do the daily drudgeries …

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