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Katie E
Katie E
Advocate, Mother, Coffee Addict, Kindness Spreader

Hello Friends, I am a mother of 3 beautiful children. My two boys are on the autism spectrum. Our family lives in Canada. I am a lover of coffee & I enjoy spreading kindness to as many people as I cross paths with. I dabble in blogging but my calling in life is advocating for those who have no voice & need their story to be told.

My Stories

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Just some guilt..

I am feeling a little sad & deep down in my gut I know I shouldn't. All day I have had this weight of guilt mixed in with sadness holding me...

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Marriage is like...

Marriage is what you make of it. Some marriages are something out of a Disney film. There is the fairy tale ending that everyone desires. Marriage is what you make of it. I always...

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The Teammate moms

Surrounded by amazing mothers. Surrounded by questionable mothers. The world is filled with moms. And sometimes moms don't always make the right call when parenting their child. It was obviously clear this weekend while...

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The best tour guide

These two. It is a pretty special bond they have. I always find myself in just a state of awe when I see how close they are. As they both age their bond...

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Worrying is what we all do

Every so often I find myself feeling sad because I imagined a different life for our boy. I remember the day he was born.And we told everyone the name.His name is...

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It will workout

Someone once told me " It is going to get better " & I would be lying if I said I believed that person at that moment. Isn't life mysterious &...

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Take the lead

To take the lead. We have these days where there is a moment. A moment that is so special. A moment so remarkable. That I forget. I forget autism is something we even know about. For...

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Hello Summer

A new type of summer. That is the plan. For the last handful of summers we have just simply survived. Not really the best way to spend or experience summer. But that has become...

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I'm not the girl...

I'm not the girl with the smallest waist. I'm not the girl with a perfect smile. I'm the girl with flaws that cover my body. I'm not the girl that I imagined I...

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Let's talk about the month of May

Hello May #mentalhealthawarenessmonth I am not ashamed to share the hard. I am not ashamed to share my flaws. To live in a society that stigmatizes mental health so much it denies depression...

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A holiday worth planning

Preparing for a holiday. Yes, that is our family. And to be honest it is no simple task and I wish it was. This is not your regular holiday, this is a family...

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What is the Age for Joy ?

At what age do we stop? I found myself thinking about the correct answer or if there even is one. You might be confused about what I am talking about, so...

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April can be....

Maybe it would be easier to take a step away from what is coming. Perhaps you have no idea what is coming. But our family does. The month of April is...

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Take Me Dancing

Because you took me dancing. This past weekend I found myself not knowing what to wear. It wouldn't have been a huge issue for you. You wouldn't understand why it really...

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Hello Eleven

Eleven looks like this. I would have never imagined in a million years. At eleven for my son Avery, that Disney sing-along would be on max volume on our television at...

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I blame myself

The mom who blamed herself. Moms everywhere are in a similar situation as myself. We blame ourselves for everything. It almost is like a right of passage for mothers to blame...

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The Story Of Struggle

Would God let us struggle like this? I am sure someone out there in this big world would have the answer. The thing is I do not have the answer I am...

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The Cost of It

The cost of homeschooling looks so much different for us. I need to start this story at the beginning, so you can understand how we got to where we are now...

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Hallmark Christmas

A hallmark Christmas is possible. Is it possible? To have a Christmas that has the joy I grew up on. Every single year growing up, hallmark Christmas movies were part of the celebration...

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A Holiday Gift

The gift I will desire for the rest of my life and never obtain. The gift that would add joy to faces all over the globe. Christmas is right around the corner. Each...

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What You've Never Seen

"Because you have never been kind." There I said it out loud. As the words left my mouth, I felt a huge weight be lifted off my chest that had been...

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What Sleep?

I always wonder, when it will come and when it will stop. See that is our life and constant state of chaos, when we are talking about sleep. I am...

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Both Here After I Do

The day we said “I do”, I was standing in my wedding dress and you in a suit in front of those who care for us both. I didn't realize, at...

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I Need to Go Easy on Me

I woke up this morning from a sleep that was restless. The last month, I have been under an incredible amount of stress. I am trying so hard to spin...

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Coffee Might Help

This morning I woke up the same way I do every day, in a rush trying to feed kids and get everyone ready. See I am a mother of three kids...

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