I’m No Superstar

I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.

5 Ways to Encourage Kids with Disabilities

Last week I got to go to camp—swimming, crafts, songs, snacks, giggles, fun; it was all there. I wasn’t actually attending camp; I was observing camp—Aaron’s Acres, to be exact. Aaron’s Acres is a unique day camp. It was created because one woman—Risa Paskoff—responded to a mom’s letter to the editor. The mom was disheartened

Did You End Up in Italy or Holland?

In church last week, my friend Christina—a mom of an autistic son—shared the following story to describe what being a mom in her situation means. As the mom of an older adopted child, and knowing the difficulties our daughter Joy had with her adopted children, I can say it applies to more than families dealing


Have Carol Speak For Your Group

An accomplished and flexible speaker, Carol tailors her topics to fit the theme and timeframes of your meeting, conference, seminar or retreat.