Rhiannon Traigle's Blog (2)

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I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability - to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It's like this......

When you're going to have a baby, it's like planning a fabulous vacation trip - to Italy. You buy a bunch of guide books and make your wonderful plans.… Continue

Added by Rhiannon Traigle on September 21, 2008 at 3:41am — 2 Comments

I’m Sorry…. I Won’t Apologize.

Maybe it’s my southern roots or maybe it’s my line of work, but having an apologetic tone seems to be my norm. It is my nature to not want to hurt or offend and being raised in a community where not waving to a neighbor (I mean EVERY neighbor) in passing seems to cause offense doesn’t help my disposition. I am sorry when I bump someone in passing, or when I hurt a loved one’s feelings, or for any other reason I think I have done some injustice to another living being. In these events, I… Continue

Added by Rhiannon Traigle on June 22, 2008 at 2:40am — 9 Comments

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