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Adopt A Stocking: Mom dealing with four kids and life

Adopt A Stocking: Mom dealing with four kids and life

LIMA — Elaina is raising four kids. She and two of her sons have a hereditary disease, Charcot Marie Tooth disorder. Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT) is a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. There is no known cure. Care focuses on maintaining function. CMT was previously classified as a subtype of muscular dystrophy. So life has thrown her a curve ball. She deals with it. The four kids are ages 12, 10, 8, and 6. The 10-year-old contracted pneumonia and was...

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Adopt A Stocking: Mom dealing with four kids and life

Adopt A Stocking: Mom dealing with four kids and life

LIMA — Elaina is raising four kids. She and two of her sons have a hereditary disease, Charcot Marie Tooth disorder. Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT) is a hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy of the peripheral nervous system characterized by progressive loss of muscle tissue and touch sensation across various parts of the body. There is no known cure. Care focuses on maintaining function. CMT was previously classified as a subtype of muscular dystrophy. So life has thrown her a curve ball. She deals with it. The four kids are ages 12, 10, 8, and 6. The 10-year-old contracted pneumonia and was...

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Cutest Fair Isle Christmas Sweaters under $100

Cutest Fair Isle Christmas Sweaters under $100

One of my favorite winter wardrobe staples, especially around the holidays, is a Fair Isle sweater. You know the ones– crewneck, the classic, tastefully “tacky” knitted sweaters that look like they came straight out of an L.L. Bean catalogue. The ones that remind you of Great Brittain. I’ve always loved them. They’re classic, cozy, festive, without feeling like a full-on Christmas sweater. I love that you can wear them all winter, long after the holidays. This year, I’ve been wearing a few affordable Fair Isle sweaters on rotation, and I thought it would be fun to share them on the...

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Recently Added to Ravelry

Recently Added to Ravelry

Recently Added to Ravelry Continuing with a Christmas countdown – Santas! But it’s cold outside so I’ve added a couple of snowflake projects too! Oh what fun and oh-so-festive!   Recently Added to Ravelry Christmas traditions and legends – it’s what makes up Christmas. The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St.Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey. Much admired for his piety and kindness. But let’s not forget the real reason we celebrate Christmas – Jesus is the...

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Recently Added to Ravelry

Recently Added to Ravelry

Recently Added to Ravelry Continuing with a Christmas countdown – Santas! But it’s cold outside so I’ve added a couple of snowflake projects too! Oh what fun and oh-so-festive!   Recently Added to Ravelry Christmas traditions and legends – it’s what makes up Christmas. The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St.Nicholas. It is believed that Nicholas was born sometime around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra in modern-day Turkey. Much admired for his piety and kindness. But let’s not forget the real reason we celebrate Christmas – Jesus is the...

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