Birth Trauma Survivor and Maternal Health Advocate

“You've probably read in People that I'm a nice guy – but when the doctor first told me I had Parkinson's, I wanted to kill him.” Michael J. Fox

Often, doctors have to give people extremely bad news. “You’re in bad shape, kid. Here’s what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna try to stop the bleeding. I gotta do an embolization to stop the bleeding. If that doesn’t work, you have to get a hysterectomy. You have to realize that if you get a hysterectomy,…


What is Autism? Part Two: How Christine Found the Purpose of Her Journey and Embarked on a Mission to Help Other Families Affected by Autism.

Part two of a two-part essay by Christine MacPherson.         Just like the butterfly, I too will awaken in my own time.  ~Deborah Chaskin             When your child is diagnosed with Autism, the direction of your life completely changes course. Autism affects every part of your life….


What is Autism? Christine Explains Mikey’s Diagnosis, and why the MacPhersons Choose to Dwell in a Place of Love.

Part one of a two-part essay by Christine MacPherson.    Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social impairments, cognitive impairments, communication difficulties, and repetitive behaviors.  Autism affects each person in different ways and can range from very mild to very severe and occur in all ethnic, socioeconomic and age groups. Males are four times more…