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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hello? David Cameron?

October 29, 2011 at 21:58

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Here’s a question. How is it that a father of a severely disabled child – a father who sees therapists traipse in and out of his house, who changes his son’s diaper even after he is a toddler, who knows his son will never achieve the same basic level of functioning life skills as other […]

May you are 2 1/2 years old! Happy Birthday!

October 22, 2011 at 22:31

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Mama and May - Happy Birthday!

I’m an hour early for the celebrations this year. May officially turns 2 1/2 tomorrow, but we are celebrating now with her uncle and aunt who are in from Perth, Australia. What better gift for May’s birthday than two more people around to spoil her! Considering how far May has come, I’m especially excited as […]

Can a child have too much therapy?

October 18, 2011 at 16:35

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What's too much for this fireball?

Monday – Music Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy Tuesday – nada Wednesday – Physio Thursday – nada Friday – Physio and Hydrotherapy Maybe that doesn’t sound like a lot to you. Maybe you are thinking, “Isn’t Stacie on maternity leave? She can fit that all in.” Or, “An hour or two a day, every […]

It’s my birthday! 5 things on my wish list

October 12, 2011 at 22:06

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I have a wish list for May. It’s for both of us really because anything that interests her, makes her giggle or helps her be more independent is a gift for me too. My list: 1. A toddler sized Bumbo seat so that May can continue to enjoy sitting as only she knows how. 2. […]

In which May contemplates art and religion

October 9, 2011 at 22:29

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In this, the next segment of our continuing series ‘Yes May, but is it art?’, we consider a new exhibition that passed before the newly bespectacled eyes of little May this week. It was not May’s first time at Salisbury Cathedral. She and I enjoyed the cathedral’s tea and scones while I was pregnant and […]