What Is Normal? discusses the fallacy of normalcy and ponders how being different is truly a good thing.
As a hearing parent of a deaf child, I have many worries. Wanting to be able to communicate and bond with my baby, whom I longed for so many years to have, has been a labor of love. Learning sign language has been, and continues to be, a wonderful challenge. Making the choice for Calvin […]
There are times when you need a pep talk, and times when you need some biting sarcasm. There are times you need a swift kick in the arse, and there are times when you just need a good hug. And then, there are those special times when you just need this: Now if you’ll excuse me, […]
From the mouths of babes comes the truth. Children are just little adults without a filter between their brains and their lips. To paraphrase Eminem, they’re just saying the shit we’re all thinking! I’ll give you an example… A few years back my weight was something really ridiculous. A number that was so high my […]
Going into this, I’m already laughing at myself because I keep replaying in my head that Jeff Foxworthy (yes, the redneck guy) stand-up bit about how every parent thinks his/her kid is soooo SMART, and he tells the story of a family member who was so proud and bragging and going on and on about how […]
Let it be known, on this 95 degree day…while I’m wearing a dress…walking down a city street…a little bit sweaty… I have fully accepted and am at peace with the fact that I will never, ever, ever get the sensation of a cool breeze blowing through my… THIGH GAP! That’s right, my thigh gap. I do […]
My Babyman is just days away from experiencing a miracle. Like Forrest Gump got magic legs, my son is about to receive his magic ears! The discussions, diagnostics, planning, appointments, testing and re-testing, and surgical procedure that have had to take place for this miracle to happen have been overwhelming. For months I wondered if […]