‘I read. I travel. I become.’

Road Trip Tweet from 2012: We’re listening to “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl” while driving in preparation for visiting the Holocaust Museum later this week. I think back to that tweet often when planning road trips. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was a highlight of our trip to Washington, DC, that summer.... Continue Reading →

Local Gem: Longboards wraps & bowls

The Real Frank Sisters and families met up recently for a much-needed outing. We chose to go bowling, something both the little ones and bigger ones can enjoy together, and then dinner. I wanted to find a good, local place to eat. So after a little online searching (I don't make it to Kansas City... Continue Reading →

I’m not giving up, but …

I'm not giving up. I'm not a quitter. It's not really in my nature. But for the first 20 years of this chronic illness, I spent a good portion of my time trying to find ways to be healed. Or spending time being depressed because I wasn't. I don't think I'd ever really thought about... Continue Reading →

‘I don’t know how you do it’

My friend, Tammi, recently shared a video on Facebook by Kate Swenson (Finding Cooper's Voice) and the "moment no one talks about in special-needs parenting." It's fantastic and you can view it here. This friend and I have talked before about how our situations are different (autism vs bipolar disorder) but relatable. Anyway, the thing that struck... Continue Reading →

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