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Hello to my new friends!

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I would like to thank Varda of A squashed bologna whose site I am guest posting on later today! So it you have popped over from her Special Needs Siblings Saturday I welcome you! Smiling from one special needs mama or day to another. If this is your first time visiting “I’m Still Standing” let […]

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It’s my party can someone pass me a crown?


photo credit: robyn lou 8 Today is my SITS Day! The day is finally here! I’m so excited… I think even a little more excited than when I began hosting the 31dbbb on the SITS Community Forum. First, I’d like to welcome any of my “sista’s” who I have yet had the chance to meet! […]


It’s time to “come clean”

I have been writing the story of my family’s journey for the past year and when I began this it was a way of putting some of my ideas together for a book that I plan on writing, to start my creative juices flowing. However, it has been a little tricky because I really didn’t […]


What a beautiful picture

This is my first attempt at a video collage. I thought since my anniversary was a few weeks ago and my husband’s birthday and father’s day I would give it the ole’ college try and give this ago, I love it, what do you think? I think I’m going to be doing a lot more […]


The Basic Facts:

  My name is Shelley. I am the oldest of six children, therefore I suppose that is why I am maternal and bossy and I tend to be a leader and a bit of a control freak. If asked to describe myself I would say that I am caring, loving and trusting to a fault […]



If this was a movie it would have all of the story of a true drama; mother gives birth to a child who suffers the trauma of a brain hemorrhage leading to a lifelong disability but what has come out of that child’s disability is truly a story of love and triumph not only for […]