We are so collectively distracted by getting and going, and having, and showing that we are not present enough to witness each other as we are learning, and loving, and growing.
Dear Stephen and Joseph, Your third and first grade school year is coming to an end. There is a little bit more than usual going on right now, as there usually is this time of the year. We have ice cream parties and field day mixed in with birthday celebrations and spring concerts. Then thereContinue reading “Finding Magic-Life Lesson One: Perception is Reality”
Not too long ago we were gathered at the home of my cousin when the election came up. Now, I come from a large, loud and proud Irish family. I have one aunt in particular who is extremely passionate about politics. She is smart and knows what she is talking about. She has strong opinionsContinue reading “The Synergy of Our Brokenness”
Being from New England means you get to enjoy the change of seasons. It means that you witness the trees transform from green to a beautiful mix of reds, oranges, and yellows. It means you watch football with the windows open while you cook a hearty pot roast and and bake an apple pie. ItContinue reading “Sixty and Sunny….”
I talk about this day so often. He was TWO YEARS OLD! He is legally blind. They said he would struggle to read, write, run….hell-they said he’d struggle to do tons of things. Steve and I nodded our heads and ignored their opinions about our sons’ supposed limitations. We promised each other our boys wouldContinue reading “Prove Them Wrong”
As moms we know a love like no other. What a lot of people may not consider is it also means we know worry like no other. It starts from the very second we learn that our child is on the way. If you are a mom of children with unique needs there is alsoContinue reading “A Mama’s Heart”
I LOVE this more than you could ever know!!! Thank you Nanea Hoffman! You rock as per the usual. This just speaks to my motto. Figure out what fuels your soul, and then get more of whatever that is into your life. I do it gradually, in 20 minute chunks. #202020 and that my friendContinue reading “A Friend’s Take On: What Really Matters”
You don’t have to wait for Monday to get yourself back on track. The universe does not care what day it is! If something fuels your soul and you know it does, don’t wait!! Do it NOW, for me that is #202020. What do you do to bring joy and magic to your soul? So ifContinue reading “Thursday is the New Monday “
I want to write a children’s book where the main characters have albinism and other special needs. I’m going to enroll in a Parent Advocacy class with The Federation of Children with Special Needs. I will become a certified Parent Advocate.
When we were young there was no internet.
This change alone has redefined everything.