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I Must Confess…I’m not ready

A quick and off-topic confession this week. I’ve spent the weekend at the hospital keeping vigil over my father who is not going to be coming home. I’m not ready to let him go....

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I Must Confess…I’m scared

This post is for the Blog Exchange “blog like nobody’s reading” prompt. Which is ironic because I know people will read it as, after all, this is a blog linkup. Oh well, here goes nothing…...

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Proud Mama Moments

This last week has been huge here in the Russell Household. We’ve had appointments, health scares and car issues. Not to mention school commitments, sickness and extra-curricular activities to deal with as well. I...

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My Glasses: a history

In collaboration with iframes As you know I’m all about truth and honesty here so I feel it’s time to confess that I’ve worn glasses for over 30 years now. Yep, you are correct,...

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The real face of albinism

Today I’m the proudest mum on the earth. My son gave 10 presentations to his schoolmates talking about his experience as a person with albinism in the lead up to International Albinism Awareness Day on...

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Demystifying Albinism: Skin Deep

Welcome to my ongoing series on demystifying albinism. Before you get settled in I recommend you check out my previous posts on the following topics: Demystifying Albinism: The Power of Popular Perception Demystifying Albinism:...