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From Boundless Love to Beautiful Dreams

From Boundless Love to Beautiful Dreams Award-winning children’s book author Rose Lewis writes from the heart Published in baystateparent magazine When Rose Lewis traveled to China to meet her 7 1/2-month-old adoptive daughter Ming in 1996, she was excited and apprehensive. It was the culmination of a nine- month adoption process, a journey into parenting that Rose, an older single woman, had determined to embark upon. She knew that adopting a child from another country was, in her words, “a leap of ..read more

Going the Pan-Mass Distance to Cure Cancer

Going the Pan-Mass Distance to Cure Cancer Published in baystateparent Magazine, August 2012 It was the death of Timothy Carty’s brother David that got him to ride his bike 190 miles from Sturbridge to Provincetown, MA in 2009 as part of the Pan-Mass Challenge. David had been battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for ten years until he passed away at age 49 – leaving behind a wife and three young children. “David was my oldest brother [of five siblings]. We were the closest. He was the one I looked ..read more

Dads Rock: Dick Hoyt

Dads Rock: Dick Hoyt Published June 2012 in baysyateparent magazine You may have seen them at the Boston Marathon, the barrel-chested father pushing his 125- pound quadriplegic son in a wheelchair, cheered on by fans and fellow runners. Their presence elicits both cheers and tears from bystanders, who witness with awe the dad who has competed with his disabled son in over 1,075 running events in the past 33 years. This past April, Dick and Rick Hoyt completed their 30th Boston Marathon– a ..read more

Moms Rock: Mel Robbins

Moms Rock: Mel Robbins Published in baystateparent magazine If you’ve heard her on The Mel Robbins Show or seen her on A&E’s reality show, Monster In-Laws, you know one thing about her: Mel doesn’t mince words. Mel Robbins has made a career of tackling issues through no-nonsense, thought-provoking conversations that challenge people to think. And she’s done it with a singular mission: to help people get what they want out of life – personally, professionally, and relationally. The down-to-business talk show host and self-made ..read more