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Cheering is a Family Affair

One of Carissa Kahl’s earliest memories is watching her mom, Christy Beeler-Rose, cheer for the Indianapolis Colts. In 1997, when Carissa was just 4 years old, Carissa would watch as her mom danced and somersaulted around the RCA Dome...

From Faint Lines to Motherhood

I watched as the two lines slowly appeared on the test. They were faint, yet blaring. “You’re pregnant” they screamed. I’m pregnant. Tears fell from the corners of my eyes and slid slowly down my cheeks. I could taste the salt...

Life is Crazy Good – And I’m Tired

Tired. Worn out. Burnt out. Exhausted. Stressed. When you hear these words, is there something that resonates with you? Are there days when you would hear that question and respond "Me! Me! That's me!" I get the sense many of us are running around...

Happy Halloween Weekends at Holiday World

Making a trip to the Southern Indiana amusement park Holiday World has become a yearly tradition for my family. For the past few years, we’ve opted to wait until October, when the park offers Happy Halloween weekends. I’m a...

Summertime Bliss

I love summer. Weeks before the last day of school, I begin anticipating the long stretch of time when the kids and I will all be home together. I look forward to it every year.  It is a little reprieve from...

I Was Meant To Be An Autism Mom

As my 5 year old son and I walked out of gymnastics last night where he takes a private 1/2 hr class, it was cold, damp and a bit windy in the looming dusk.  Freezing, I excitedly said "Let's...

How We Became A Family Of Nine

My name is Liz and I've been married to my high school sweetheart, Matt, for 24 years. We have been blessed with 7 beautiful kids. We are a unique needs family with Down syndrome, autism and other disabilities enhancing...

5 Reasons to Consider Adopting an Older Child

Many people associate adoption with bringing a brand new baby home from the hospital. But what if the right child for you is actually a grade schooler or teenager? In honor of National Adoption Month this November, read on...

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