Guest Article Written by Emily Graham

Image via Pexels The Self-Care Blueprint for Parents of Special Needs Children: Finding Balance in the Midst of Challenges Parenthood is demanding in itself, but when your child has special needs, the challenges multiply. This article from On the Road with PartnerCafe focuses on offering practical self-care strategies for parents coping with the unique demands…

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Doctors

Oh, so let’s talk about doctors. The medical kind. The human medical kind. The ones that specialize in knowing us better than we know ourselves. Those folks who constantly wash their hands and and like to ask “does this hurt?” I’m 53, so I have seen my fair share. General practitioners, endocrinologists, gynecologists, psychiatrists, neurologists,…

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Who’s right?

Annie's dog

During my studies of history I always silently chuckled while scratching my head in trying to understand how each side prayed to their God to be safe during battle and victorious in the war. I could see each soldier, as they rested their head each night, asking for a quick victory. They all knew that…

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The Pendulum

I have heard people say that the truth is always the truth, that to disagree is a sign of lunacy, or something similar, and that that person should be shunned. To believe in a conspiracy theory is simply to out one’s gullibility. To think differently than the majority is to show ignorance or dissidence. To…

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Working Families Tax Credit and Free Tax Preparation

From our friends at Pim Savvy, we want to make sure that everyone knows about the Working Families Tax Credit and Pim Savvy’s free tax preparation! Here’s what they shared with us: Individuals and families can now apply for the Working Families Tax Credit on the Department of Revenue (DOR) website:  workingfamiliescredit.wa.gov (see the green…

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Working Families Tax Credit

Our friends at PIMM Savy  have asked us to share information about the Working Families Tax Credit! Their goal is to, “reach out to low-income families that might be interested in applying for the Washington Families Tax Credit to receive up to $1,200 depending on the number of qualifying children.” You can learn more at…

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Washington Commission on African American Affairs Wellness Survey

Click here to take the 15-minute survey. “We are concerned about the quality of life for American Americans in Washington state in the areas of economic stability, wellness, housing, wealth, education, child welfare, environmental and social justice. Please complete our 15-minute survey and consider participating in our online focus groups. By sharing your lived experiences…

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Santa

Several years ago a young man, aged to his eleventh year, informed me of his opinions on those who believed in Santa. That old, chubby man with a red nose from the cold and a smile permanently positioned on his face, that’s the guy this young man was speaking of. I’m not the religious type,…

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Job Posting: Korean Women’s Association Caregiver Opportunities

Please see below for more information on KWA Caregiver Opportunities: KWA IN HOME CARE- Caregiver Opportunities, Full Time & Part Time Please fill out the application at: KWA, Korean Women’s Association, 3625 Perkins Lane SW, Lakewood, WA. 98499 Receive an immediate onsite interview from the hiring staff! OR… Welcome to apply online at www.kwacares.org Questions call…

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Job Posting: Community Health Worker

Combine two of the fastest – growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that’s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it,…

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