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Paintress III featured in Lake Highlands Advocate-- I am ENCOURAGED

Paintress III featured in Lake Highlands Advocate-- I am ENCOURAGED

We are so grateful to the Advocate for featuring a story about our art!  Encouragement. Dr Phil or some other personality said ”you get what you gi...

Choose your Words Consciously

Choose your Words Consciously

"Words are energy in the form of vibrations, and our vibrations create our reality." --Suzy Batiz

Rest in Power DeOndra Dixon

Rest in Power  DeOndra Dixon

So sad to learn today that DeOndra Dixon Jamie Foxx 's sister passed.I had the good fortune to meet her at the National Down Syndrome Congress Conv...

Breast Cancer Awareness and a reminder

Breast Cancer Awareness and a reminder

October is quite the month for awareness — it’s a reminder to vibe in gratitude.Back in February I got a heart sinking call: “we found something”A...

Happy Birthday Carrie Fisher

Happy Birthday Carrie Fisher

A good friend recommended @brenebrown podcast today on Burnout and How to Complete the Stress Cycle (can’t say enough good things about it) and in...

Back to School

Back to School

Sadly, this has been no ordinary back to school. The world has changed dramatically in the last 8 months.  While on lockdown, the girls and I did a...

The Xtra Love she brings and inspires-An xtra love story

The Xtra Love she brings and inspires-An xtra love story

A good friend of mine got this note from her daughters teacher recently. This is the xtra love our mutual friend Grace Snuggs talked about. My swe...

What gives? Xtra Love Gives.

What gives? Xtra Love Gives.

  During our Kickstarter campaign, one of the rules we had to follow was that we couldn't advertise that purchases would benefit charities. But of...

Xtra Love in the works.......

Xtra Love in the works.......

  Saturday was a great day! This young man came to help me assemble the necklace packaging and the t-shirt packaging. We found that some shirts wi...

Xtra Love for #theluckyfew

Xtra Love for #theluckyfew

A couple of months ago, I started noticing a hash tag that really resonated with me: #theluckyfew. It resonated so much so, that when a new member ...

The Xtra Love she brought......

The Xtra Love she brought......

As a parent of a child with "special needs" (that I prefer to refer to as intellectual and/or physical diversities), one of the big giant worries ...

There is symbolism everywhere here

There is symbolism everywhere here

When I first saw that my friend Grace (read about her here) described the extra chromosome that our children have as extra love, I just loved it s...