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Laura Ashburn

Laura Ashburn is the Editorial Specialist at CaringBridge. She contributes to blog content, utilizing her M.A. in English Literature and Writing.

Creating Special Moments This Holiday Season

Creating Special Moments This Holiday Season

Take a moment and recall one of your favorite holidays. The almost-electric buzz from all the excitement, your family and friends smiling because you’re all together, the beautiful decorations—all snapshots that are forever in your memory. Most likely, the memories of the holidays you hold closest are those of the […]

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December Volunteer of the Month

December Volunteer of the Month

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver, volunteer or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Chinmayi Chandrashekar, our December volunteer of the month, is a dedicated volunteer in the CaringBridge office helping out on the Customer Care team project. Chinmayi spends […]

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Thoughtful Gifts for the Caregivers in Your Life

Thoughtful gifts for the caregiver in your life.

As the weather begins to turn and holiday decorations starting taking their place, the worry of what to get others—including the caregivers you know—begins. Finding a gift for a caregiver doesn’t have to be stressful or time consuming, however. Here are a few ideas that might help you find the […]

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Our Family of the Month – November 2013

November Family of the Month

Every month, CaringBridge likes to recognize a caregiver or family that exemplifies our mission to amplify love, hope and compassion in the world. Heather and Michael’s second pregnancy in 2008 had been fairly normal; nothing had been flagged as worrisome as the due date arrived. Within minutes of giving birth […]

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The Mackall Family’s Definition of Courage

The Mackall Family’s Definition of Courage

In the late hours of a frigid night in January 2012, Officer Frank Mackall was answering a call from dispatch when he hit black ice, lost control of his squad car and slammed into a tree. Frank’s wife, Lisabeth, awoke to a knock on the door informing her that her […]

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