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
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.
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