Abby doesn’t say much, but if she could I’m sure it would go like this. “No no no no. No. OH HELL NO. NO no no no no. Give me a hug. A HUG RIGHT NOW! No. NO. HOW DARE YOU TOUCH ME?! No. No. Food. MORE FOOD. I threw my food on the ground.… Continue reading MYTH: Children With Down Syndrome Are Always Happy.
Today, the US Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage and left the Prop 8 decision to the lower court- which had said it was unconstitutional. I excitedly posted my support on my Facebook page, and a conversation ensued. I know everyone doesn’t agree with me. I know that from comments I get on this… Continue reading What DID Jesus do?
Maybe it’s an autism thing. Maybe he’s just super conscientious about fish. I don’t know. But whatever it is, Casey won’t freaking just pee in the ocean. Your pools are safe, too. In fact, he refuses to pee along side the road on roadtrips. Or in a bush while camping. Which is a TOTAL waste… Continue reading Casey won’t pee in the ocean.
I just posted this status on my Facebook page: “I question the sanity of a woman who frequently talks about how great being a stay at home mom is.” A lively conversation is still going on there. I’m pretty sure I’ve offended half of my demographic. Whatever. I mean, sorry. I have never been quiet… Continue reading Stay at home motherhood is balls, y’all.
I’m writing a book. I’ve got a bunch of stories done, and of course will use some of the stuff from this blog, but I’m having a tough time deciding on an overall “theme” for the book. I need your help. If you were going to read a book by me, what would you want… Continue reading Help me out.
Minute one. Sleeping, her coughing subsided as her body began to tremble. Small shakes turned quickly to an uneven but terrifying shiver. Her breath caught as her eyes blinked open. I could see the shock in her eyes. Her body was betraying her. Her body was cool. No fever. Lance scooped her up and stripped… Continue reading Fifteen minutes of fear.
Parents, I cannot stress to you enough how supremely important it is that you know your rights when it comes to your child’s education. I thought I had a handle on it, but I had no idea. Here is our story. I hope it helps one person out there. After my oldest son was diagnosed… Continue reading Guest Post: Know Your IEP Rights