Posts tagged "Parenting"

Is the cast still Lucky?

By name alone, The Lucky Cast Club, may be deceiving.  It may elude to the conclusion that all stories have happy endings with families moving on to a brace and then eventually families are free of everything.  The miracle cure.  I have been around the block a couple times and have friends who know for... Read more »

Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed

Thanks and Giving: Too blessed to be stressed
The saying I am too blessed to be stressed always seemed one of those foreign thought processes to me.  YES I am blessed.  I am blessed with a husband who loves me, children to fill my home with noise, a solid foundation to fall back on, a family who loves me.  Ahhh but there was... Read more »

We are THE LUCKY CAST CLUB!

A HUGE Thank you to Chrissy Miller and Chicago based Little Windows with Love!  You captured the spirit and essence of our group.  What started with a dream has grown to a movement.  The names and faces of these children are forever in my heart and soul.  I am blessed to be a part of... Read more »
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99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%

99%... I want to share the voice of the other 99%
Suck it, Scoliosis has been in circulation a little over a month.  In that time we have reached 1600 viewers from around the US as well as many other countries.  Our platform: To raise awareness for Scoliosis and provide support/perspective to the thousands of families who live this condition on a daily basis.  I am... Read more »

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 6

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 6
I can’t believe we are already on the 6th letter in this series.  The question posed to our Scoliosis families: What would you say to scoliosis if you had the chance?  The letters are cleansing and real.  They are written with an emotion and passion that has been lurking since diagnosis.  When your child starts... Read more »

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 5

Memos from some mad Mommas Part 5
The questioned posed to our scoliosis parents: What would you say to scoliosis if you had the chance?  The answers are being shared in the Memos from some mad mommas series.  A new letter will run until all the voices are heard.  This has been incredibly cleansing for these families.  Thank you for taking the... Read more »
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Memos from some mad mommas- Part 4

Memos from some mad mommas- Part 4
Memos from some mad mommas series has been extremely cleansing for so many families.  The question posed: What would you say to scoliosis if you had the chance?  The answers are true, authentic to each family and child.  These parents have been in this process at least a year and for many, longer.  They are... Read more »

Memos from some Mad Mommas Part 3-The Silver Lining

Memos from some Mad Mommas Part 3-The Silver Lining
Of course my friend Sarah had to throw me for a loop with this one.  She wanted me to embed a  video to run while you are reading her letter.  Overachiever!  I am not that fancy Sarah!  She is one of my silver lining friends.  Dear Heaven I love her silver lining.  Don’t let her pollyanna... Read more »

Dear Scoliosis-Memos from some mad mommas!

Dear Scoliosis-Memos from some mad mommas!
I am fortunate to be surrounded by amazing parents on this journey.  Each has taken a look at the devil and said not my child.  This week I posed the question to our Lucky Cast Club support forum, what would you say to scoliosis if you had the chance?  The letters are cathartic, cleansing and... Read more »
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Resiliency, A portrait of strength

Resiliency, A portrait of strength
Scoliosis, as conditions go, tries to rob children of basic function.  It attempts to cripple their bodies, crush their heart and lungs, and impede their development.  For all it tries to rob from these infants, toddlers and young adults they are resilient.  They are in a word, fierce!  My friend Amy recently sent me an... Read more »