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Lynn Gierie named 2021 Mother of the Year

American Mothers Incorporated, a nonprofit honoring inspirational mothers, has recognized Lynn Gierie as the 2021 Maine Mother of the Year. Lynn and Bob Gierie founded

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Surviving the Holiday Season

Lately I have been very up and down. Sometimes, I am happy my holiday season is a little slower and I have more time. Other

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Finding Joy in the Little Things

These are certainly times of reflection for many of us. In the midst of a pandemic as well as the nation feeling divided with the

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The Power of Positive Thinking

With the pandemic still heavy on everyone’s shoulders, it is easy to get overwhelmed with worry, panic and anxiety. Rather than allowing yourself to go

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Have a Thankful Heart

We tend to focus on negative thoughts that often leave us in a sour state of bitterness, anxiety, and depression. This can take a physical

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Finding Friends For Your Child

All kids want friends. But it’s not always easy for children with special needs to find meaningful friendships with other kids. Some children are shunned

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Do Something for Someone

Need a bit of joy in your life? Buy a stranger a coffee. Want a quick pic-me-up? Give someone a compliment. Want something to make

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Halloween is Not Cancelled

Halloween is one of the most enjoyed traditions for our kids. With cities and towns putting restrictions on festivities and limiting the traditional trick or

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