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2015: Resolve to be Positive

We all have things we wish we could change about ourselves. The New Year seems like a perfect time to start making changes for the better. But while New Year’s resolutions are easy to make, they’re not so easy to stick to. How often have you resolved to lose that extra weight this year—only to abandon the whole idea three […]

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Thanks For All You Do!

At CaringBridge, we couldn’t do our work without you. We’re grateful to be made possible by the support of our compassionate donors and volunteers. Through your generosity, you’re impacting countless lives in ways you may not even know. Read the inspiring stories below to see just a few ways your support made a difference in 2014.   Life and Recovery […]

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A Christmas Letter of Hope

As the mom of a child who has been fighting a brain tumor for two and a half years, the holidays haven’t always been easy for Nicole Pierson, her husband and her three young children. Below she has written a Christmas letter to all those who are experiencing a hospital stay or health challenge this holiday season. My Christmas Letter […]

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Holiday Decorations for Any Age

‘Tis the time of year when home decorations make dark days seem brighter. Crafting is a great way to spend time together, and it doesn’t require a lot of running around either. (It’s festive and restive!) 10 Easy Christmas Ornaments Allison McDonald of No Time for Flash Cards remembers making her first holiday ornament: it involved a spool of thread […]

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The Impact of CaringBridge

For the past four years, I have had the honor of serving on the CaringBridge Board of Directors. Along with fellow board members and staff, we’re working hard to ensure a strong future for CaringBridge by continuing to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world. CaringBridge has touched my life, both personally and professionally. Before CaringBridge came to […]

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The Power of Journaling

Over the past few holidays as we’ve navigated the choppy waters of my husband’s terminal illness, I’ve discovered a surprising-yet-essential tool for processing through pain: the ordinary ink pen (or computer keyboard). I’ve always kept journals faithfully, but in the first days of Steve’s ALS diagnosis, I stopped writing. I don’t know all the reasons why, but I believe much […]

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