Advocacy, Family Journeys


Author: Karen Copeland Fair warning: I'm not sure what the intent of this post is, other than a bit of rambling about where I am at right now and some of the ways I am trying to move forward. Thanks for reading. There are times when I feel like I just think too much. I… Continue reading Contemplation

Family Journeys, Parenting

“Tough Nut to Crack”

Author: Karen Copeland   Idiom: Tough nut to crack ( If something is a tough nut to crack, it is difficult to find the answer or solution. When used about a person, it means that it is difficult to get them to do or allow what you want. 'Hard nut to crack' is an alternative.… Continue reading “Tough Nut to Crack”

Family Journeys, Parenting

Embracing the Unexpected

Author: Karen Copeland There are times when we have an idea that, on the surface, seems like it will be a good fit. The expectations seem reasonable and attainable, we may even have experienced success in the past. We know to anticipate a few ups and downs but for the most part, feel confident that the day… Continue reading Embracing the Unexpected

Advocacy, Champions, Family Journeys, Parenting

I Am “that” Parent

This post is inspired by a recent post that has gone viral titled "Dear Parent: About THAT Kid" by an educator in Calgary, Alberta. It is a powerful post and I encourage you to read it. While I was reading the post, I thought about how easy it is to assume instead of be curious.… Continue reading I Am “that” Parent