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For the Children in Our Midst

Last week, Gabe (my husband) and I had the honor of hearing internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, Marianne Williamson, speak on “how a revolution in consciousness paves the way to both personal and political renewal.” Marianne’s teachings have had a big impact on my life […]

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Baby Gabby’s Infantile Spasms Story

There is no proper way to truly introduce our guest for today’s blog, but I will start with saying that Chris is an amazingly dedicated father to his daughter Gabby. After his daughter was diagnosed with infantile spasms, like me, Chris took it upon himself […]

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Making Waves

The past two months have been a blur of excitement and change. November marked epilepsy month and the one year anniversary of our non-profit organization. In November, we focused our advocacy efforts on exploring how pediatric epilepsy effects all aspects of a patient’s family. In […]

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The Brain Recovery Project

Nicole Gantz Murray serves as the Director of Development for The Brain Recovery Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children reach their full potential after brain surgery to stop seizures.

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Baby Dani: Never Forgotten

As Infantile Spams Awareness Week approaches, I am reminded of some very special people whose stories have been imprinted on my heart and fuel our mission to educate parents, medical professionals and legislators on the devastating effects seizures have on the developing brain of a [...]
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Hope, Healing and Laughter

Kristie on our Contributor: Hilary Harris is a pastor at The Fathers House in Vacaville, Ca. where her husband Rich is also a Worship Pastor. Their lives were changed when their first daughter Jane was born. Jane lives with epilepsy, blindness, immobility and special needs. It […]

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Power in Partnership

POWER IN PARTNERSHIP   In my life, I have worked in the entertainment industry and financial sector, and most recently took a full nose dive into the political arena.  During the course of my work, there were always problems that were too big to be solved alone. […]

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Magical, Musical, Medicine

Magical Musical Medicine   Kristie on our Contributor: Justine Chadly is the owner of In Harmony and has been a registered Music Together® teacher and licensed center director since 2003. She holds a BA in music from UC Davis with an emphasis in vocal performance and […]

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The Brain: Our Next Frontier

I just returned from an inspirational trip to the Brain Health Fair in Boston. Hosted by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the Brain Health Fair launched the AAN Annual Meeting uniting over 15,000 neurologists from around the world. This event was designed and executed […]

Reflections

For the past few weeks, I have delved through old videos and pictures of Mickie during her early battle with Epilepsy to provide content for the Mickie’s Miracles website.

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