We’ve decided to keep Grace at the 6-7 building for an extra year. In doing our due diligence we talked with a lot of people, we met with the 8-9 teacher, we saw the next school, we heard over and over we couldn’t make a bad choice. We also heard (from some of you that … Continue reading Staying Put with a Little Looking Back
In the school system our kids are in you go to one school for grades K-5, another for grades 6-7, another for 8-9, and then the last for grades 10-12. My one school building that held grades K-12 childhood in no way prepares me to even know how to approach that much change for Grace … Continue reading Are we overthinking this?
Kevin’s been trying to get me to buy fewer books and be a better customer of our library. It’s been a good stretch for me but failed miserably with this book. I’ll be buying it. I’ve read this book in small pieces. Often times so overwhelmed that I had to put it down. Other times … Continue reading A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir by Kurt Eichenwald
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
While Graham and Kevin ran to the library and then to get Grace birthday cupcakes today I fed Grace. As I fed her I turned on Gilmore Girls- the pilot episode. When I was home on maternity leave with Grace – no knowledge of what was to come- only dreams of how it would be … Continue reading Where you lead I will follow – 11