Potpourri by Marianne Russo

Potpourri, I have always loved that word. The word congers up wonderful thoughts of bountiful fragrances, a palette of beautiful colors and a feeling of tranquility. It brings back memories of my grandmothers house with little aromatic bowls that gave

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Dancing In The Rain – Learn to let it go by Marianne Russo

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass … it’s about learning to dance in the rain. The storms, I have waited for more than my fair share to pass. When younger, I fought them. I am now older

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A letter from First Lady Michelle Obama in response to our request for information about Child Obesity

Dear Marianne Russo: Thank you for writing to me about your interest in helping to solve the childhood obesity epidemic. Children all across this country are afflicted by poor health and a lack of nutrition in increasingly devastating numbers. Childhood

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An Amazing Six Months – Who Knew?

Who knew? Who knew that four women and one man from different parts of the continent would come together and create a forum that has become a staple in the special needs community? Who knew the path this journey would

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The Life Unexpected – The one you were meant to have

As a little girl we played house and created a world with the perfect home, husband and child. Pretending to be a mom was a world with aprons, easy bake ovens, high heel shoes and pretty red lipstick. We knew

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