Tag Archives: motherhood

the page turned and now it seems anything is possible

All we’ve ever wanted, a simple device that could help her turn the page. For the last 6 years, one of the most frequent things Chelsea has said is “Next Page”. Reading is one of the main pleasures in her … Continue reading

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a holiday from being the care giver, if only for a moment.

Six years ago… Staying in bed for a week was a novelty. Six years ago Chelsea and I stayed at home while the rest of the family went to the Philippines for a wedding. We stayed in bed for a … Continue reading

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Get back in there and flush the toilet, and the other things I say every day

Are you up? Brush your teeth! Get off the phone Now! Go back in there and flush the toilet

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Tis the Night before the SATs…

Tis the Night before the SATs… and the prayers have been said Zach’s upstairs revising and I’m stressed out of my head The maths sections easy

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Hey Lisa Ling – you should be ashamed of yourself and yes I hope your baby doesn’t grow up to be a Spastic either!

Lisa Ling, her of The View and Oprah and the sister in the North Korean incarceration and then rescue by Bill Clinton,  announced her pregnancy on Anderson Cooper’s show last week and I happened to catch it . She’s smart … Continue reading

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Siblings of Special Need

Zach and Fran live their lives like “also starring” characters in a TV drama or movie.  While the audience  tunes into the show to watch Brad and George, Angie or Jen and everyone knows it’s really all about the star,  in … Continue reading

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Forget R what about the S Word

Advocating for Chelsea has required me to absorb a huge amount of new information.  Medical and scientific sites are second nature to me and I can google a symptom or concomitant drug reaction with the best of them however the thing … Continue reading

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