There are some moms out there who have really figured this special needs mom stuff out. They never appear jealous. They never appear to be unforgiving. They never wonder what life would be like without their special ones. They never, ever feel bad when another parent shares another milestone about their developmentally-normal child. How wonderful […]Read more "I’m kind of a mess but I’m kind of okay with that"
I feel really bad when doctors make mistakes – whether it’s just a plain ol’ fashioned lack of competency or understanding, or a lack of being proactive and simply not gauging the severity of a situation. I feel bad for them because there are very few professions in which mistake = death. I have made […]Read more "Doctors are cool. Technology is cool. Can we all be friends again?"
Last year at around Christmas, Branko started to get sick. It wasn’t your run-of-the-mill virus involving boogers, humidifiers, and late night snuggles. This was a bit different. He was lethargic in the truest sense of the word, becoming more and more difficult to wake up from a deep sleep. His skin was pale, he wasn’t […]Read more "Gift"
I have a confession: I never used to get the flu shot. In my mind, it was only for people who were over 65, or for kids who were prone to getting really, really sick. About 6 years ago, after a super late night out in which I saw the sunrise, I got the flu. […]Read more "Getting a Flu Shot? No? Well read this, you big fat baby"