14

Today I went to Scratch cupcakes and got four cupcakes: carrot, chocolate brownie, chocolate peanut butter, and princess.  After that I swung by Fareway and bought Cheetos. Tonight, we celebrate Grace’s 14th birthday.  She may refuse the cupcake but what matters is that we tried.  She hardly ever refuses Cheetos. Today I really let myself … Continue reading 14

12

Grace turned 12 last weekend. Twelve. I can’t fathom how time has moved both that fast and that slow. Grace’s birthday usually finds me a little down. It is hard to celebrate what is while also very aware of what could have been. One of her presents was a very large Sofia the First balloon. … Continue reading 12

Welcome to the club

Last week at this time Kevin, Grace, Graham, and I were just home from a family camp that serves special needs families. As part of the programming, the mom’s were all pulled together for some focused time.  In that time there was a comment made about the club of special needs motherhood.  Some of the … Continue reading Welcome to the club