The week before Christmas, I came across an article from Today’s Parent listing the top 12 indoor playgrounds in Toronto. I was like, cool! I checked out each one to see if any were close to my home. I noticed that most sites had a lengthy “Rules” section. I assumed this was going to be standard stuff, like […]Read more "Why Indoor Playgrounds are Exclusive Garbage Wastelands"
1) Open your calendar. Gaze at those precious few weeks in July and August and try to find a 2-week block that delicately fits in between your kid’s multiple medical appointments. Clench fists while mumbling NOT ENOUGH WEEKS IN THE WORLD ANYMORE over and over. 2) Reserve four hours of uninterrupted alone time to read and […]Read more "How to register your disabled kid for camp in 12 easy steps"
My son, B-man or Bucky, depending on his mood, had just awoken from a 6-hour surgery. The surgeon comes to give us an adrenaline-fueled recap. I will never tire of hearing this part: He’s going to be fine. Everything is going to be okay. That pervasive melty feeling in my legs starts to fade. The […]Read more "That time my son impressed a nurse by asking for a pillow"
In case you haven’t noticed, I am trying to be more stealth with using B-man’s real name (and face!) these days. I’m not quite used to this, as it feels really awkward, kind of like “Hi I’m Jenny but people call me J-Wow” awkward. I promise, I have at least a few good reasons for […]Read more "I changed the name of my blog and this is why you should care"