Down Syndrome and Gullibility

A couple of weeks ago, Seth spent some time with his Nana and had the opportunity to go 'work' with her. He helped clean, carry things, and talked to customers. The managers of the store thought he did such a fantastic job that they 'paid' him with a gift card usable at a local grocery... Continue Reading →

Redesigning the blog; redefining myself

In the midst of transporting kids, chillin' at the waterpark, and cooking dinner yesterday, I spent a little time upgrading the blog. I now have a real domain name (, the ability to upload videos, and a spiffy new page layout. A new logo is in the works, as well, but that has been farmed... Continue Reading →

France Bound

T-minus  4 hours before Shane picks me up to take me to the airport. I still feel a little detached from it all. And a little frazzled, thinking I have a ton left to do even though I really don't. Seth chose to go to school instead of going to the airport with us. I'm... Continue Reading →

Exercise, ASL (Vlog), and Seth

It's beautiful where we live, in spite of the increasing pollen levels and the resulting misery they bring with them. So today I asked Seth if he'd like to go for a walk. I need the exercise since I've finally decided with both heart and head that the weight I swore I would never gain... Continue Reading →

What’s Wrong With Him?

Today was the second of two incredibly unpleasant trips to the dentist office. It's been 5 hours since I left and my poor jaw is not only throbbing but still numb. It sounds impossible to both be in pain and be numb but I'm pulling it off quite well, thank you.  Apparently I'm one of... Continue Reading →

We all know, and if we don't it's not hard to imagine even with the least possible amount of common sense, that having a child with Special Needs is an interesting experience. For some of us, most days are fairly normal and what most people don't consider normal, after 12 years of having my kiddo... Continue Reading →

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