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7 Tips for Raising Independent Children

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Independent children feel competent and capable of taking care of themselves. Under their parent’s watchful eye, children are able to grow, flourish at their various stages of growth and development, and are more confident in being who they were created to be. Here are a few simple tips on how to encourage independence in our […]

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Michael Trouble’s 25 Acts of AWESOME!!!

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Being AWESOME to yourself and to others opens the door for positive energy, abundance, and possibility to surround your life. By putting AWESOME vibes into the world and finding opportunities to create goodness, great things will start happening to you on a regular basis. Even though you may be in a hospital setting, there are […]

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7 AWESOME Tips to Inspire Reading

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Aside from offering mental stimulation, stress reduction, and increased knowledge, reading is essential for activating our creative minds. Once immersed in a story, we’re automatically placed in a more calming state… well, that is until the gooey goblin sneaks out from underneath our bed and nips our toes on page 10! During more stressful times […]

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Build a Hospital Care Package For Your #TroubleMaker

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Sometimes the littlest things make the biggest impact in the life of person in the process of healing. Show your #TroubleMaker that you care by creating a thoughtful care package that contains items that will help them deal with possible side effects of their treatment. And, a new stuffed animal friend is a MUST! Scarf, […]

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8 Ways to Support Siblings of Chronically Ill Children

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Caring for a chronically ill child takes so much out of a person in every way imaginable. During Michael’s illness, our family bound together in faith to lend support, love, and encouragement to my sister and her husband. Through the process, we tried our best to spend quality time with their other children, Chris, 10 […]

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25 Hospital Activities to Enjoy Together

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Fill up a jar with AWESOME choices¬†& pick an activity at random! Create monkeydo masks using a paper plate, safety scissors string, crayons & markers Read your favorite Michael Trouble story Turn on your favorite music and have a dance party together Find things around the room to make superhero costumes (towels, masks, gloves, bandages, […]

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