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Merging Onto I-PWS

Merging into expressway traffic ranks somewhere between mildly stressful and heart-attack inducing on the scale of anxiety creators.  On a recent drive downtown, I had to merge onto the interstate during a time of particularly heavy traffic.  As I made my...

What They Don’t See…

I pulled weeds today.  It's one of my least favorite things in the world to do, but the weather was beautiful and dry, and excuses were hard to find, so Erin and I headed out to the front yard. ...

That’s just part of it!

Spring is my favorite season.  The only problem with spring in Kentucky is that it is way, way too short.  On a good year, we usually clock in about 15 minutes of spring.  That being the case, we always...

the BIG and the small….

FPWR is, and always has been, about BIG ideas.  We came together years ago with BIG dreams, dreams that sprang from BIG love for our dear, dear children with BIG challenges. We have used the money we have been...

Spring Green

Around here, there are two types of people—spring folks and fall folks.  As an extension of our obsession with the weather, we take our seasons pretty seriously. The two groups can argue non-stop about which...

Futures Planning

One of the constants in PWS is concern for the future.  From the very beginning, we worry.  We worry about what yesterday and today are going to mean for tomorrow.  We worry about the future of our child with...

Elephants

After some interesting PWS chats lately, including our discussion about whether or not to tell others about our children and PWS, I couldn't help but think about the broader issue of how each of us as individuals and families...

…on Mother’s Day

Today was one of those beautiful Kentucky days that make me so glad that I live here. As part of a great girls' day out, I took Kristen and Erin to the local science center and we enjoyed...