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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Searching for a nursery – Part I

November 29, 2009 at 11:59

Mama Lewis


Last week, Mom and I visited the first of several nurseries on the short-list for May. The long-list was over a hundred of nurseries all within Lambeth and driving distance from us. We have to stay in Lambeth so the council will fund anything May needs – from extra equipment to a one-on-one teacher for […]

Photo of painted crib!

November 28, 2009 at 23:34

Mama Lewis


It’s not all doom and gloom in our household. Isn’t this wonderful? My mom is awesome. And, I love the motto. Love. Bounce. Laugh. Words May lives by!

Thanksgiving and beyond…

November 28, 2009 at 16:47

Mama Lewis


This week, with my mother in town, has been brilliant. She bought May a beautiful crib (cot – for the British folk) and while I type this, is painting a cartoon elephant, monkey and horse on it in bright, primary colors. All match a mobile she bought May earlier in the year, which remains one […]

Happy Turkey Day!

November 26, 2009 at 22:43

Mama Lewis


Nothing makes me feel better, especially this year, than being with my family. Nothing makes me feel more like the world is open to May, rather than closed; that she will be included, loved and adored as much as I include, love and adore her, as when we are with my family. I’m taking advantage […]

Small Steps School for Parents (update – Part II)

November 24, 2009 at 23:28

Mama Lewis


From my previous post about the Small Steps School for Parents, I received several comments about my reaction to May not being given a place, that made me feel I should clarify that post. Firstly, I love Small Steps School. The fact that May isn’t starting there right now is only devastating to me because […]