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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Finally. Questions from 2009. Answered.

September 30, 2011 at 21:21

Mama Lewis


I often think about the other parents. The ones who are in intensive care wards, or in the “bad news room” at the hospital awaiting results. The ones who are sitting next to incubators, who pray, who hope, who despair. We were them once. I had so many questions then. Not medical questions – questions […]

This week I’m… adding glasses to May’s cuteness arsenal (Photos!)

September 27, 2011 at 19:16

Mama Lewis


Last night, in anticipation of the arrival of May’s glasses today, I asked to my husband, “Do you think the glasses will make a difference?” “No,” he said, bluntly. I made a kind of hmmm sound. The kind of sound wives make to husbands when a “no” isn’t quite a sufficiently long enough response. He looked up […]

Was this a scam to lure in special needs families?

September 23, 2011 at 15:42

Mama Lewis


A few months ago, I entered a giveaway to receive a free iPad for May. It was the second giveaway the blog, called Marissa’s Bunny, ran. In the first, Mike, the writer of the blog, organized a raffle where for every $1,000 raised, a special needs family would receive a iPad. Tickets cost $2. In […]

May’s been nominated! Spread the LOVE!

September 22, 2011 at 18:49

Mama Lewis


If you think May is a superhero – if her Superior Power of Cuteness has directed you to read posts when really you should be working, there is no need to thank us. Who needs a job anyway? Mama and May approve of your devotion! Here are a few ways you can spread the LOOOOVE: 1. […]

Social Services and the Case of the Respite Request

September 21, 2011 at 00:21

Mama Lewis


You know why I love social services so much? Because working with them is an adventure; I never know what to expect next. What fun! Plus, I get to really focus on what May can’t do. That’s something I love doing. Today, a social worker called to confirm an appointment. Her call was the first […]