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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Help! What do you know about physio?

July 31, 2011 at 21:35

Mama Lewis


May has a physiotherapist. She is a member of May’s community team, so we don’t pay any additional money for her and she works alongside everyone else who works with May. She is professional and organized and I should feel like she is enough, but I don’t. She isn’t just May’s physio. She is also […]

May’s reaction to Ieuan (VIDEO)

July 26, 2011 at 21:38

Mama Lewis


In my last post, I discussed how May doesn’t understand the concept of a sibling, nor does she recognize that someone new has taken up residence in her home. Still true. (It’s okay. Don’t feel bad. We don’t.) She does, however, react to Ieuan when he is physically placed next to her, as demonstrated in […]

This week I’m… introducing May to her brother.

July 21, 2011 at 22:23

Mama Lewis


Since Ieuan’s birth, there has been one question we’ve been asked more than any other, even more than “Are you getting any sleep?” (Answer: No) The question is: “How has May reacted to her new brother?” Sometimes┬ápeople ask who really understand May’s cognitive functions. Always, it is asked with genuine interest. But, it is not […]

Why new baby = zero posts (Also: Small Steps being evicted!)

July 14, 2011 at 22:28

Mama Lewis


You can probably guess why I’ve been a bit under the radar of late. I have all the normal new baby joys and troubles (mainly: Joy! Joy! Joy!). In addition, there have been some particular troubles breastfeeding Ieuan that have left me feeling not only exhausted, but quite ill. You can read about them on […]

May has a little brother!

July 8, 2011 at 00:08

Mama Lewis



Today, we brought May’s little brother home from the hospital. I still can’t believe they let us go! I am in total awe at how smoothly everything has gone – so different from our first experience. I will tell more later. I’m too tired now. I’m only awake because I have to feed the little […]