There is so much joy to be had in a shared passion or hobby. You see, my son shares the passion of baseball with his fellow ball players and over the years, this has turned into a true brotherhood. These friendships not only give them an opportunity to learn skills in a supportive environment, but they also boost self-esteem and…

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Sacred heart Retreat House and Visitation Monastery began in 1832 when Bishop Michael Portier invited five Visitation Sisters from Georgetown, D.C. to pioneer the formation of a convent and school for girls. Twenty-seven acres of land was deeded to them, along with a five-room cottage known as the de Angelis house. By 1834, the number of students made it necessary…

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Here is a DIY to teach and explain cancer to a child. What you will need: 1 white table-cloth Markers Play Dough I started by tracing his body on a table cloth. He really enjoyed this. He kept saying, “mom don’t mark on me, and then ended it by saying, “wow look how huge my hands are”. – sorry I’m…

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