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Snowshoeing at Sun Peaks Resort

Beautiful view, right? That’s just part of what I saw on my Winter Wonderland Snow Shoe Tour at Sun Peaks Resort. I’ve never been on snowshoes before, so be assured, there is no experience required. Snowshoe Rob will give you … Continue reading

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What Does a Mom Do on a Vacation Alone? Find adventure!

Recently I had an opportunity to take the Disney Fantasy Preview Cruise with TravelingMom.com, and since I was flying from one corner of the country to the other I thought I’d make the most of my stay and go a … Continue reading

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 4

Our last day started out fast and furious; we got everyone packed up and checked out, had breakfast, then raced over to Veronica’s snowboarding lesson at 9:00 am. Veronica wasn’t really into all of the rushing, plus she was in … Continue reading

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 3

I’ve always wanted to cross country ski, it just looks so fun; sunshine, beautiful snowy trails. And a great workout. I’ve thought about ways to get our family out there, but wasn’t sure how to make it happen. What would … Continue reading

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Park City Trip Diary : Day 2

We’ve taken LOTS of video, here a quick shot of V starting down the slalom run: We woke up to sunshine and a fresh layer of snow, and couldn’t wait to hit the slopes – although we were moving just … Continue reading

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Autism Service Dogs, A Pawsitive Solution

This post was written by my friend who witnessed the benefits of a service dog for her autistic child, then started an organization to help other families find a service dog of their own. By Carmel L. Mooney, Executive Director … Continue reading

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What’s your passion?

  This weekend I was shopping for cold weather gear for V’s big adaptive-skiing (aka snowboarding) trip to Park City next month, and it really started to hit me how much this opportunity has already meant to our family.  Snowboarding … Continue reading

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Gluten-free at Disneyland

I have a gluten allergy, and last summer when our family visited Disneyland I had a hard time finding gluten-free options in the Disneyland park.  I was so hungry and spent so much time searching for gluten-free options that it … Continue reading

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Thanks to the parents that have blazed the trail before us

While I was waiting at the pharmacy today, a young man came in who obviously had developmental disabilities.  He was talking loudly to himself, then started talking to some of the people waiting for their prescriptions to be filled.  I … Continue reading

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