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Leticia V. Patient Expert

Long Island, New York
I am an adjunct college professor of English, freelance writer, wife, and the mother of three girls ages 15,11, and 6. We homeschool during the day while I write on the computer, and on warm evenings, we ride bikes together to the beach with our two labradors. We love camping, hikes in the woods,... Full Bio
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40 Reasons to Have Children by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Karen Edmisten, and Heather over at Claypool Photography have started something. Can you name forty resons to have children.? Her list, which is in process, is a bit ... Read on »
40 Ways to Improve Your Lent by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The church instructs its members to make prayer, fasting and almsgiving, integral parts of their lives. For you who need to supplement your Lenten Practices, your friendly ... Read on »
6 Wierd things about me Meme by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome People who get tagged need to write a blog entry of their own 6 weird things as well as stating this rule clearly! Three people need to be tagged and their names listed. F ... Read on »
7 day blitz for Kirill. by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome our perfectly imperfect life: a 7 day blitz for kirill. : "On March 17, 2011, the Davis family sat in a Russian courtroom and listened as the judge rejected their plea to ... Read on »
7 Quick Takes Friday by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome 1 Does it bother any of you moms out there when you're playing an 'old' movie and your tween rolls her eyes at your teen, saying, "look at those hair styles, they're so ... Read on »
A Beautiful Slide Show of the Nativity by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Is at A Living Education. Go and enjoy! Read on »
A BIG step towards victory! by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS RELEASE July 18, 2007 BROWNBACK, KENNEDY REINTRODUCE PRE-NATALLY AND POST-NATALLY DIAGNOSED CONDITIONS AWARENESS ACT WASHINGTO ... Read on »
A Bit of Wisdom from my Mom by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome You're a Keeper I grew up in the 40's/50's/60's with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She ... Read on »
A Blessed Epiphany by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome The Friars of the Immaculate at the Marian Friary of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Griswold have a wonderful Epiphany Party. After Mass and a potluck lunch, pa ... Read on »
A Blessed Season of Advent by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome How are you going to be keeping Advent? Joseph Bottum says at First Things blog that "Advent is gobbled up by Christmas". He goes on to say, "More than any other holid ... Read on »
A Book to read on All Saint's Day by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Sofia Institute Press has reprinted the 1912 classic by Scottish writers Andrew and Lenora Lang, "The Book of Saints & Heroes" just in time for use on All Saint's Day. ... Read on »
A Bright New Blog on the Horizon by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Written by a married couple, who are raising their family in lovely upstate New York, The New Springtime is a promising new blog which you should visit to have a refreshin ... Read on »
A Catholic Life: Divine Mercy Sunday by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome A Catholic Life: Divine Mercy Sunday Read on »
A Catholic Mom in Hawaii: Happy Birthday Pope Benedict XVI by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome A Catholic Mom in Hawaii: Happy Birthday Pope Benedict XVI Read on »
A children's book for Mother's Day: Let me Hold You Longer by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Karen Kingsbury is the mother of six children. Her book can be purchased on her website. Read on »
A Christina Day at Old Sturbridge Village by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Christina has been off from school all week. No one else has off from school, Gabbi is preparing for chemistry, psychology,  and physiology finals, and Bella is reading T ... Read on »
A College Visit to Franciscan University of Steubenville by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome I have been preparing her for this all her life. When Gabbi my oldest of three daughters was five, we brought her to Franciscan University of Steubenville for Mass and told ... Read on »
A dangerous film for our children by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Dr Bill Donohue of the Catholic League on The World Over show last night (watch video ) describes the upcoming film, The Golden Compass, to be released December 7, and why ... Read on »
A Day in Morning Star Camp by Isabella by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Down Syndrome Every morning, at 7:15, the bell rings and we get up for morning prayers in our pajamas outside the tent. We pray the Morning Offering, the Guardian Angel Prayer, and the ... Read on »