What A Journey This Little Guy Sent Me On

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Being Brave is the Best Thing You Can Be 

As a disability advocate and non-profit fundraiser, I’ve become experienced in confronting seemingly insurmountable challenges. I had to take on the establishment to fight for my […]

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My Son has Down Syndrome, but He’s the Strongest Person I Know

Sometimes people praise me for my patience or express sympathy for my “situation” when they find out my son has Down syndrome. While we’ve confronted so […]

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Linda Smith

Advice I’d Give My 18-Year-Old Self

Looking back on my life, I’ve walked a path that I don’t think I could have imagined at the age of 18. While I was already […]

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A New Crop of Las Vegas-Related Books, Perfect for Springtime

From memoir to biography to novels, your bookish options are blooming. Here are some springtime picks for Vegas-related reads. Unwanted: How a Mother Learned to Turn […]

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March 2019: Book Festivals Around the World

I’m diving head-first into the author world! In honor of my upcoming book “Unwanted,” I’ve decided to write a monthly blog showcasing book festivals around the […]

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Where You Are Does Not Define Who You Are

Look around at the most successful people you know. Do you know their life story? Do you automatically assume their life was easy? Chances are it […]

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The Key to Fundraising is Compassion, Not Sales

A non-profit leader recently wrote, “Linda, you honestly live in a class of your own when it comes to fundraising.” Well…. thank you, my friend, but […]

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Overcoming Adversity and Maximizing Your Potential

It is said that when life hands out lemons, you should make lemonade. In my lifetime I have made buckets full. When confronted with obstacles I […]

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