Everything Changes

If my life had a soundtrack I believe the song “Everything Changes” from Waitress would be heavily featured. The first part that truly speaks to me goes like this: “Today’s a day like any other But I’m changed I am a mother Oh, in an instant And who I was has disappeared It doesn’t matter, … Continue reading Everything Changes

a pink helmet production

When Grace was two and we were much newer at special needs parenting we grappled with this feeling of always being vulnerable simply because Grace was Grace. We could be having a great day but find ourselves quickly feeling miserable, or angry, or scared, or frustrated by big or little things. It could be the … Continue reading a pink helmet production

Summer

I am looking forward to summer. I want lemonade, fresh fruit, berry crisp, miniature golfing, and the feeling of the sun and heat soaking in. I want less responsibility. Fewer things to juggle. A break. To get to summer we’ve had to get past the last few weeks. Grace had surgery last week in Minnesota … Continue reading Summer

A Revision

As I write this Grace is sleeping in the tent we use for traveling. We are in a hotel room in Minnesota in December. It turns out all the tricks in the world couldn’t keep Grace from having to have one more surgery in 2016. We had this really normal weekend at home; birthday cake … Continue reading A Revision